Creating value from official data

Opta are experienced in helping governing bodies of all sizes to maximise the return from their official data properties.

7 - Eden Hazard has gone seven PL apps without a goal, his second longest scoreless spell at Chelsea. Drought. twitter.com/OmnisportNews/… 5 hours ago

37 - Leicester have scored 37 PL goals in 2015. Only Man City (52), Arsenal (40) and Chelsea (38) have more this year. Foxtrot. 6 hours ago

13 - Crystal Palace have won 13 Premier League games in 2015, only Man City & Arsenal (15 each) have more. Thunder. 7 hours ago

7 - David de Gea has not kept a clean sheet in any of his last seven full 90 minute appearances for Man Utd in the PL. Rapprochement. 1 Sep

29 - Since Aug 2013, Saido Berahino has scored 29 goals in all comps for West Brom, at least 20 more than any other player. Spurned. 1 Sep

29 - Michail Antonio has had a hand in 29 goals in 50 Championship apps for Nottingham Forest since Aug 2014 (16 goals, 13 assists). Hammer. 1 Sep

130 - Since the start of last season, Jacob Butterfield has created more chances than any other Championship player (130). Schemer. 1 Sep

3 - Jonathan Walters is the last player to score a perfect PL hat-trick (left foot, right foot, head), doing so v QPR in Jan 2015. Pedigree. 1 Sep

5 - Joleon Lescott has scored more Premier League goals against his new club Aston Villa (5) than versus any other side. Familiar. 1 Sep

92 - Alex Song made more tackles than any other West Ham United player in the 2014-15 Premier League (92). Steel. 1 Sep

Official rights holders

Opta's philosophy is based on bringing data to life. We use our in-house expertise to add value to data, making it interesting, compelling, relevant and accessible.

We are determined to make sense of stats in the way that everyone can understand. It is our passion and it is the reason that sports fans recognise and value our brand.  

Opta can act as custodians of the sporting heritage. Using a technologically robust production and distribution framework Opta collate, manage, protect and bring to life the stories that underpin this heritage.

Opta understand that not all rights holders are the same. Each has different priorities and strategic objectives. Establishing official data partnerships involves an understanding of these specific objectives and how data can help drive or support these. Opta are experts at collecting, managing and distributing official data on behalf of rights holders, maximising existing distribution channels, as well as opening up new ones to help gain maximum exposure, column inches, downloads and page impressions.