Data distribution options

From quick, detailed XML feeds to fully hosted and customisable widgets, Opta has a host of flexible data delivery options.

1 - Southend are the first team to win the League Two play-off from 5th position in the league since Gillingham in 2009. Outsiders. 12 hours ago

6 - All six of Wycombe's Play-Off goals this season have come from set-pieces. Placed. 13 hours ago

17 - Prior to today, the last five clashes between Southend and Wycombe had averaged 3.4 goals per game (17 in total). Nerves. 13 hours ago

55 - Lionel Messi has scored 55 goals in 55 appearances for @FCBarcelona this season. Infallible. 15 hours ago

2005 - Southend last appeared in a play-off final in 2005, beating Lincoln City at the Millennium Stadium with 2 extra-time goals. Memory. 15 hours ago

24 - Wycombe have used just 24 players this season, fewer than anyone else in League Two. Unit. 19 hours ago

150 - Xavi has played the joint-most Champions League matches in the history of the competition (with Iker Casillas). Longevity. 21 May

8 - Jamie Vardy has as many assists from open play as Eden Hazard in the Premier League this season. International? 21 May

The new @MirrorFBallQuiz, featuring questions from @OptaJoe, is now available on the App Store: Knowledge. 21 May

28 - Arsenal had more attempts v Sunderland than any team who have failed to score in a game in the Premier League this season. Denied. 21 May

Distribution options

A suite of options to suit all clients

We understand that all clients are different.  Different audiences and different pressures mean a variety of usage cases for Opta data.

Of course we can deliver an XML feed - quick, detailed and robust.  It is how we've been serving online clients for years.  But we also have a range of other options for those companies who require something different.

Quick, dependable & flexible

We can serve you using an API, or you can have access to our content via our suite of fully hosted and fully customisable widgets.

Access to our expert editorial service is also flexible - from a phone helpline to instant messaging or pre-prepared reports, the best sports information is always at your fingertips.

Opta's .XML feeds can be manipulated to provide award-winning content, like FourfourTwo's Statszone app.

Opta widgets provide an easy, plug-in data-visualisation solution for websites.

Opta facts provide engaging content in an easily digestable format. 

Piero’s Heatmap effect integrates and aggregates event data to highlight the most active areas of the pitch.

The Hego touchscreen can integrate detailed Opta performance data such as player touch and pass maps.

Skybet ran a successful email marketing campaign underpinned by Opta editorial content.

Opta regularly contribute to interactive live panel shows alongside other specialists from the football and betting industries.

Betfair ran a bespoke pub campaign utilising quirky Opta football facts.

The Times used Opta Graphics for a preview of Arsenal V Man Utd