The world's leading sports data provider

Our mission is to create a global standard for live sports data. We believe that Opta data enhances and illuminates every area of sport, from live broadcasts and online coverage to professional performance analysis.

4 - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is the only player to score 4 goals in a @premierleague game after coming on as a sub (Feb 99 v N.Forest). Assassin 2 hours ago

117 - @DannyDrinkwater has made more tackles than any other English player since the start of last season in the Premier League. Committed. 3 hours ago

100% - Joe Hart completed all of his nine passes in the first half against Steaua Bucharest. Bravo. https://t.co/kcphZRv6bn 15 hours ago

4 - Accrington Stanley have never beaten Premier League opposition in any competition (D1 L3). Uphill. 16 hours ago

4 - Steaua Bucharest have lost their last four games against English sides, failing to score in the last three. Ominous. 17 hours ago

5 - Man City’s 5-0 advantage is the biggest first leg lead recorded since the introduction of the CL playoff round in 2009/10. Dominate. 17 hours ago

10 - No defender has assisted more goals in the Premier League than Daryl Janmaat since his debut in August 2014 (10). Hornet. 21 hours ago

Tickets are on sale for Revenge of the Nerds panel discussion featuring @OptaJoe @mcrfwf. Insightful. twitter.com/mcrfwf/status/… 22 hours ago

253 - Wilfried Bony has scored a Premier League goal every 253 mins for Man City, compared to one every 151 mins for Swansea. Dip. 24 Aug

27 - There were 27 penalties scored in the shootout between Derby & Carlisle (14-13) last night; a joint-record in the @EFLCup. Seesaw. 24 Aug

About Opta

High definition live sports data

Part of Perform Content, a division of Perform Group, Opta is the world's leading live, detailed sports data provider.

We collect, package, analyse and distribute more live data, in more detail, than anyone else.

The level of detail we collect brings an added dimension to the world of sport.  It allows for more innovative broadcast coverage, more engaging online and print reporting and more intelligent professional analysis.

More live data than anyone else

This high definition data is collected and analysed live by Opta.  It is databased and supplied within seconds of the action happening on the pitch.  This means it can be used to create an ongoing narrative as the drama unfolds.  

As the live data goes into our databases, it adds to the most comprehensive archive of sports data on the planet.

Our skilled editorial teams across the world use this archive to create a level of content that is unmatched in its authenticity and credibility.  The biggest and best brands in the world of sport rely on it to power their coverage across a range of platforms.

800 customers, 40 countries, one global standard

Opta is built on a consistent and reliable approach across our global data collection operation.  All of our data is collected to the same standard, using the same software and to the same definitions.

Our customers, and sports fans across the world can be confident in Opta data.  Players and teams are compared using the same global standard, and it is this passion for consistency that has ensured that Opta has become the byword for credibility in the world of sports data.

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