Accurate & consistent metadata

All of Opta's data is embedded with timecodes and metadata to help broadcasters reduce costs and increase efficiencies.

44 - Aaron Lennon has 44 Premier League assists for Spurs, the joint-second most with Teddy Sheringham. Darren Anderton has 67. Service. 19 minutes ago

5 - Tottenham have now conceded the joint-most goals in the opening 15 minutes of matches this season (five, with Hull). Napping. 2 hours ago

7 - Crystal Palace have come from behind to claim seven points this season (level with Arsenal). Only Chelsea (9) have more. London. 2 hours ago

14 - Only in one Premier League season (1992-93, 13 points) have Liverpool had fewer points after 12 games than they do this season. Slump. 2 hours ago

4 - Dwight Gayle has scored his fourth Premier League goal against Liverpool, in his third appearance against the Reds. Scourge. 4 hours ago

3 - Liverpool have scored three or more goals in six of their 10 Premier League games against Crystal Palace. Prolific. 4 hours ago

8 - Robin van Persie's PL goals/games at Man Utd by year: 2012: 20 games, 14 goals 2013: 29 games, 19 goals 2014: 21 games, 8 goals. Fade. 19 hours ago

1 - Wayne Rooney's first PL goal, his first PL goal for Man Utd and his 100th PL goal all came against Arsenal. Nemesis. 19 hours ago

252 - Lionel Messi overtook Telmo Zarra as all-time top scorer in La Liga history. Legend. 21 hours ago

153 - Cesc Fabregas attempted 153 passes against West Brom, more than any other player in a single PL game this season. Strings. 22 hours ago

Logging & archiving

Accurate & consistent broadcast metadata

Opta understands the need for accurate and consistent broadcast metadata to assist your production workflows and create practical and usable match logs and video archives.

Opta's unique data collection system means that we embed all of our data with time codes and metadata which work together to help broadcasters to reduce costs and increase efficiencies.

Embedded in widely used broadcast software packages

We have partnered with the most widely used services in the broadcast industry including:

  • EVS. Our data has been formatted to EVS IP Director format to allow automated integration and clip generation.
  • Ardendo. Opta data has also been integrated with Ardendo MAM software to make searching and archiving as easy as possible.
  • Logging & Data Feeds. Our timestamped data is ideal for logging key match events in a robust and consistent manner and can be integrated into other 3rd party software packages.