The world's leading sports data company

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.

21 - There have now been 21 goals scored in the last three @MLS games at Yankee Stadium. Popcorn. 6 hours ago

13 - @NYCFC's @Guaje7Villa is now tied for second in @MLS 2015 with 13 goals scored. Incoming. 6 hours ago

17 - @ChelseaLFC have become the 17th different side to win the #WomensFACupFinal. Glory. 10 hours ago

6 - Six of the last seven #WomensFACupFinal matches have been won by the side scoring the first goal of the game. Advantage. 11 hours ago

7 - Celtic have won their last 7 opening day league games & last lost in their first game of a Scottish Premiership season in 1997/98. Power 15 hours ago

4 - No player reached double figures for goals and assists in the 2014/15 PL season, as Rickie Lambert did in 2013/14. Reminder. 31 Jul

19 - Rudy Gestede has scored more headed goals over the last two seasons than anyone in the top four tiers (19). Prowess. 31 Jul

7- Theo Walcott scored seven goals in seven starts for Arsenal last season. Signed. 31 Jul

30 - Since making his debut in August 2012, no player has more Premier League assists than Santi Cazorla (30). Renewed. 31 Jul

6 - West Ham's opponents Astra Giurgiu have won six of their previous seven away games in qualifying for the Europa League (L1). Hopeful. 30 Jul

About Opta

High definition live sports data

Opta is the world's leading sports data company and is owned by digital sports media group PERFORM.  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.

300 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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