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139 - #ISL have the most clearances (139) among #EURO2016 teams. Wall. https://t.co/Emvzi9C5OG 16 hours ago

33 - Michy Batshuayi had a hand in 33 goals (all comps) last term (23 goals, 10 assists); 18 more than any other Marseille player. Coveted. 22 hours ago

0 - Hugo Lloris has not faced a single shot on target from open play at the EURO 2016. Chilled. https://t.co/fA2sBkQQ6O 28 Jun

15 - Sadio Mane scored more goals in all competitions than any other Southampton player last season (15). Poached. 28 Jun

3 - Roy Hodgson won just three of his 11 games in charge of #ENG at the World Cup & Euro Finals combined (W3 D5 L3). Resignation. 27 Jun

% - Best England managers by win ratio: Capello: 66.7% Ramsey: 61.1% Hoddle: 60.7% Greenwood: 60% Eriksson: 59.7% Hodgson: 58.9% Departed. 27 Jun

56 - Despite attempting 56 shots more than their opponents at #Euro2016(82-26), #ENG scored as many goals as they conceded (4). Misery. 27 Jun

2 - #ENG have progressed in just 2 of their last 10 knockout ties at major finals tournaments (Denmark – WC 2002, Ecuador – WC 2006). Frozen 27 Jun

3 - #ENG have won the last three international matches that they have been losing at half-time. Team-talk. 27 Jun

2007 - #ENG have conceded 2 goals in the opening 18 mins of a match for the first time since Nov 2007 (England 2-3 Croatia). Wally #Euro2016 27 Jun

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NEWS OptaJose Quiz round-up

The 2nd of edition of the OptaJose Quiz took place last Monday (May 30th) at the Real Café Bernabéu in Madrid. 15 teams from the Spanish sports industry battled it out for first prize including Marca Web, Eurosport, MSN and Twitter.

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NEWS OptaJean Quiz round-up

The 6th edition of the OptaJean Quiz was hosted on Wednesday night (May 25th) in the Workshop bar in Paris. 19 teams from the French sports industry battled it out for the top prize including last year's winners France Football, L'Equipe.fr, Canal + and beIN Sports.

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NEWS World Soccer Congress Shanghai 2016

Opta representatives, including Marketing Manager Simon Farrant, are attending the World Soccer Congress in China at the Pullman Shanghai Tower today.

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