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8 - Played for both @Everton & @Arsenal in PL - R Wright, Keown, Jeffers, K Campbell, S Hughes, Arteta, Limpar & Senderos. Answer. 11 hours ago

8 - Name the eight players who have played for both @Everton and @Arsenal in the @premierleague Quiz. #FridayNightOptaPubQuiz 12 hours ago

12 - Played for @AVFCOfficial & @NUFC in PL - Watson Johnsen Given Solano Hughes Ginola Beye Jenas Routledge Milner N'Zogbia Ireland Answer. 12 hours ago

12 - Name the 12 players to play for both @AVFCOfficial and @NUFC in the @premierleague Quiz. #FridayNightOptaPubQuiz 13 hours ago

1 - Hull City have now won just one of their last eight away games across all competitions (D2 L5). Slump. 21 Aug

13 - Tottenham Hotspur have now scored 2+ goals in 13 of their last 15 UEFA Europa League matches (including qualifiers). Breeze. 21 Aug

1 - Mario Balotelli has only made one Premier League assist, but it was for Sergio Aguero's title winning goal in 2011/12. Impact. 21 Aug

54 - Jordan Rhodes has netted 54 goals in the Championship since the start of the 2012/13 season, more than any other player. Colossus. 21 Aug

2 - The two players with three or more red cards to have been sent off more frequently than Balotelli are Darren Purse & Danny Tiatto. Mist. 21 Aug

18 - Mario Balotelli averages a red card every 18 Premier League games, the third highest ratio of all players with 3+ reds. Fiery. 21 Aug

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The official England sticker album uses Opta data for player profiles.

Sport magazine use some Opta tennis data in a piece on Andy Murray.

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The Times used Opta Graphics for a preview of Wales v England

Opta facts provide engaging content in an easily digestable format.

Our editorial team can tailor our data to a specific project, or provide bite-size facts ideal for print media.