Live, direct production assistance

Opta offers its broadcast clients a direct line to our team of experts, responding to queries and highlighting interesting stats as a match progresses.

1 - AFC Wimbledon will play in the third tier for the first time in 2016/17. Congratulations. 9 hours ago

2 - Adebayo Akinfenwa has scored in back-to-back games for AFC Wimbledon for the first time since September. Beast. 9 hours ago

3 - Lyle Taylor has scored in three of his four games against Plymouth this season (all comps). Breakthrough. 10 hours ago

2011 - Plymouth can return to the third tier for the first time since 2011. Objective. 12 hours ago

66 - AFC Wimbledon are the 66th club to make an appearance in a Football League Playoff Final at Wembley. Stage. 12 hours ago

11 - Check out the Opta team of the season in the Champions League 2015/16. Stars. https://t.co/vBk49IDp11 15 hours ago

50 - Have you tested your knowledge of English players in the @premierleague with our latest Sporcle quiz? Challenge twitter.com/OptaJoe/status… 18 hours ago

8 - Barnsley are the first team in @football_league history to lose 8+ consecutive games in a season and be promoted in the same season. Up. 29 May

4 - Barnsley have scored 3+ goals in four consecutive games for the first time since October 1965. Promoted. 29 May

2 - Both of Adam Hammill's goals at Wembley this season have been scored from outside the box. Barnstorming. 29 May

Stats helpdesk

A direct hotline to Opta's team of experts

Sport never stands still and the narrative is always changing.  Many of our clients are fighting against tight deadlines to construct the best possible match previews and post-match reports.

Opta offers a service in which media clients can contact the team directly, via phone, email, live-chat or our innovative Live Monitor service.  This allows them to ask questions, submit requests and have our team of experts interrogate our database on their behalf.

Commentator packs

Opta's highly skilled editorial team can create commentator packs that can help broadcasters and presentation teams drive the news agenda and provide the nuggets of information that helps to ensure that the debate continues long after the final whistle has blown.

Our expert editorial members can provide greater context to our data.

They are able to provide live statistical updates and respond immediately to in-game events.

LiveMonitor is an interactive tool designed to provide a live service for commentators and production staff.