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14 - Edwin van der Sar kept a Premier League record 14 consecutive clean sheets between Nov 2008 and Feb 2009. Surf. https://t.co/tRxDQ7OEb1 5 hours ago

16 - Robin van Persie has scored 10+ league goals in each of his last six seasons, including 16 in 2015/16 for Fenerbahce. Wanted. 7 hours ago

88.7% - John Stones completed a higher share of his passes than any other defender to play 25+ games in the PL last season. Assured. 8 hours ago

22 – Since his debut Paul Pogba has provided more assists in Serie A than any other Juventus player (22). Inventive. https://t.co/6DyAKyoH6M 8 hours ago

56 – Sol Campbell played a record 56 consecutive PL games without being on the losing side (2002 to 2004). Winner. https://t.co/Jzf8m7oFgX 22 hours ago

17 - Marko Arnautovic was involved in 17 league goals in 15/16 (11 goals, 6 assists), the most by a Stoke player in a PL campaign. Potted. 27 Jul

39 - Frank Lampard has scored against a record 39 different teams in Premier League history. Variety. https://t.co/sWBXolUL4m 27 Jul

16 – Leroy Sane had a hand in more goals than any other Schalke midfielder last term (9 goals 7 assists). Prospect. https://t.co/LvVjJLAPfq 27 Jul

144/141 - Only Kante made more tackles (175) & interceptions (156) than Idrissa Gueye last season in PL. Tenacious. https://t.co/q9Wn8r2thY 27 Jul

71 - Since his debut, Gonzalo Higuain has scored 24 more goals than any other Serie A player (71). Lethal. https://t.co/ToLspUopym 26 Jul

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NEWS FanDuel to use Opta data in their UK fantasy football game

Opta has today (27th July) signed a deal to supply data to fantasy sports operator FanDuel for their UK fantasy football game.

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NEWS Football Writing Festival Manchester 2016

Duncan Alexander, Opta’s Head of Editorial, co-creator of @OptaJoe and author of the recently published OptaJoe’s Football Yearbook will be speaking at the Manchester Football Writing Festival.

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BLOG Global Opta data collection

How we ensure Opta data is accurate, consistent and reliable

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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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