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8 - The last time Birmingham lost 8-0 in league competition (v Preston, Feb 1958); they lost the next match 5-1 to Wolves. Omen. 20 minutes ago

24 - The Uruguayan player with the most goal assists in @premierleague history is Gus Poyet. Answer. #FridayNightOptaPubQuiz 13 hours ago

24 - Name the Uruguayan player with the most goal assists in @premierleague history. Quiz. #FridayNightOptaPubQuiz 13 hours ago

5 - Played for BOTH @MCFC & @ManUtd in PL - Kanchelskis, Cole, Schmeichel, Hargreaves & Tevez. Answer #FridayNightOptaPubQuiz 13 hours ago

5 - Name the five players to have played for BOTH @MCFC and @ManUtd in the @premierleague Quiz. #FridayNightOptaPubQuiz 14 hours ago

Played for Villa & Spurs in PL - Calderwood Keane Friedel Ginola Leonhardsen Young Crouch Jenas Bent Routledge Hutton & Walker. Answer. 14 hours ago

8 - Eight of the last nine goals scored by Bolton in the league have come in the second half. Assurance. 15 hours ago

12 - Name the 12 players to have played for BOTH @AVFCOfficial and @SpursOfficial in the @premierleague Quiz. #FridayNightOptaPubQuiz 15 hours ago

4 - Played for BOTH @chelseafc & @QPRFC in PL - Wright-Phillips, Bosingwa, Ben Haim & Remy. Answer #FridayNightOptaPubQuiz 15 hours ago

4 - Name the four players to have played for BOTH @chelseafc and @QPRFC in the @premierleague Quiz. #FridayNightOptaPubQuiz 16 hours ago

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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

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