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2 - Make sure you follow @OptaJim & @OptaJason as the Cricket World Cup comes to a Trans-Tasman climax at the MCG today. Pinnacle. 3 hours ago

7 - Wales have now gone seven competitive internationals unbeaten (W4 D3) for the first time since Sept 1987 (eight games). Dragons #ISRvWAL 11 hours ago

3 - Wales have scored 3+ goals in an away international for the first time since September 2007 (5-2 v Slovakia). Joyous. #ISRvWAL 12 hours ago

2 - Gareth Bale is the only player to have scored more than one goal from a direct free-kick in the #EURO2016Qualifiers so far. Galactico. 12 hours ago

7 - Wales had seven shots in the first half vs Israel but scored with their only effort on target. Handy. 12 hours ago

6 - Luton Town have lost six successive FL games within a single season for the first time since the last six matches of 2007-08. Slump. 13 hours ago

26 - Coventry have dropped 26 points from leading positions this season, the joint most in the top four tiers. Wary. 14 hours ago

4 - York City's Jake Hyde has now scored in four consecutive away league games, but has none in his last seven at home. Jekyll. 14 hours ago

4 - Adebayo Akinfenwa has scored four goals in his last four league games against Tranmere. Beastmode. 15 hours ago

3 - Doug Loft has played a part in each of Gillingham’s last three goals (assisting two and scoring one). Conversion. 15 hours ago

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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.