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We'll be collecting detailed data on Saturday's Women's FA Cup Final, on the event's first appearance at @wembleystadium. Debut. 16 hours ago

1.2 - No Arsenal keeper has conceded more goals per game in the Premier League than Wojciech Szczesny (min 20 games played). Checkout. 7 hours ago

73 - Only one defender (Ivanovic 74) has made more Premier League appearances in the last two seasons than Steven Caulker (73). Rock. 10 hours ago

15 - Emmanuel Adebayor had a hand in 15 goals (11 goals, four assists) in 20 Premier League appearances under Tim Sherwood. Reconcile. 11 hours ago

1 - Rafael Benitez has won just one of his seven Premier League matches against Jose Mourinho (D1 L5). Squabble. 12 hours ago

16 - Abou Diaby made just 16 league appearances for Arsenal in his final four seasons at the club. Departing. 28 Jul

78 - Since signing for @MCFC, no player has more Premier League goals than Sergio Agüero (78 - level with Robin van Persie). Ace. 28 Jul

113 - Eden Hazard was the player to suffer the most fouls in the 2014-15 Premier League season (113 fouls won). Target. 28 Jul

12 - Jordan Ayew hit 12 goals for Lorient last season, his best league tally to date. Firepower. 27 Jul

113 - Steven Berghuis was involved in an AZ Alkmaar league goal every 113 minutes last season. Hornet. 27 Jul

Facts & content

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The Opta ethos is to provide a level of analysis and insight that is ideal for driving the editorial agenda.

You can use our graphical analysis, comprehensive stats and sensational facts to support predictions or previews or to construct the best possible match reviews.

Our sports facts are also ideal for powering your social media output, from short-form Twitter updates to longer form content on Facebook or other platforms.

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  • Feature data and news
  • Live text commentary, either automated or manual
  • Post-match data and points of interest from other matches
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Some examples of our factual content

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

Opta's live data makes ideal content to enhance your match day content, whether via a big screen or match day programme.

Our editorial team's expertise can put a new spin on more traditional forms of sports data.

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

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

Opta facts provide engaging content in an easily digestable format. 

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

Opta facts provide engaging content in an easily digestable format.