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3 - Alvaro Negredo has been involved in all three of Middlesbrough’s PL goals so far this season (one goal, two assists). Impact. 1 hours ago

55 - WBA have scored 55 goals in 58 Premier League matches under Tony Pulis (0.95 per game). Premium. https://t.co/zO8JBxq79Y 2 hours ago

6 - Six @premierleague games saw a penalty awarded today; a joint record on a single day, alongside May 2nd 2015 & Aug 16th 2003. Point. 18 hours ago

1 - Marcus Rashford is the first teenager to score a Premier League goal under a side managed by Jose Mourinho. Fledgling. 19 hours ago

90+ - Teams with most 90th minute winning goals in PL history: Liverpool - 28 Arsenal - 21 Chelsea - 20 Everton - 19 Man Utd - 18 Drama 19 hours ago

100 - Claudio Ranieri has won his 100th Premier League game as a manager & is the 5th non British/Irish boss to reach the landmark. Century 21 hours ago

6 - Scott Dann has scored more Premier League goals than any other defender since the start of 2015-16 (6). Rescue. 21 hours ago

2012 - Victor Moses has scored his first Premier League goal for Chelsea since November 2012. Parted. 22 hours ago

1 - Southampton forward Jay Rodriguez has scored his first Premier League goal since March 2014. Joyous. 22 hours ago

6 - Jermain Defoe has now scored in six successive Premier League appearances away from home. Reliant. 22 hours ago

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EVENT Football Writing Festival Manchester 2016

Opta’s Head of Editorial and co-creator of @OptaJoe, Duncan Alexander, will be speaking on a panel discussion at the Manchester Football Writing Festival on Wednesday 7th September.

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BLOG The Future of Sports Data: ‘It’s about telling better stories’

This is the sixth instalment of a series of blog written for Opta, this time by Mike Dale, former Sports Journalist at the Press Association. This monthly series is designed to provide further information on our thoughts on what the future of sports data might be.

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NEWS The Opta-powered Audi Player Index Pickup Match

On Tuesday (2nd August) Opta powered the Audi Player Index Pickup Match, which took place at Chelsea Piers Golf Club in New York City.

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NEWS Opta supports #HackMCFC event

Last weekend (29th - 31st July) saw Manchester City become the first football club to run a football analytics hackathon with the aim of creating new insights using both Opta and TRACAB data.

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