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.

180 - Sunderland have spent 21 days of this season's Premier League out of the drop-zone (a league-high 180/201 in bottom 3). Checkout. 0 seconds ago

15 - Middlesbrough have had their woodwork hit more times than any other team so far in the @premierleague this season. Frame. 28 minutes ago

68 - @SUFC_tweets (68 points) have already surpassed their league points total in 2015-16 (66) with 12 games to spa… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 5 hours ago

9 - @MillwallFC have now kept nine successive clean sheets in all competitions for the first time since April 1926… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 7 hours ago

15 - Newcastle United failed to score with their first 15 shots vs Brighton tonight, but have now netted two of their last three. Timing. 19 hours ago

9 - @drfc_official's John Marquis has now scored 9 goals in @EFL League Two in 2017, only @StevenageFC's Matt Godden (10) has more. Hotshots 19 hours ago

3 - @CAFCofficial's Ricky Holmes has scored his first hat-trick since December 21st 2012 (for Barnet v Burton Albio… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 19 hours ago

18 - Conor Hourihane has now been involved in 18 goals in the @EFL Championship this season (7 goals, 11 assists).… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 19 hours ago

8 - Adebayo Akinfenwa has now scored eight goals in his last 11 competitive appearances for @wwfcofficial. Unit. https://t.co/vB57A2oPlZ 19 hours ago

17 - Sam Jones was the 17th different player to score for @officialgtfc this season in League Two; no side has had more goalscorers. Variety 20 hours ago

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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