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 - No player has assisted more goals in the Premier League in 2014 than Christian Eriksen (level with Suarez). Craftsman. 8 hours ago

4 - Man Utd have lost all four games to Everton and Liverpool for the first time in a single top-flight season. Unique. 10 hours ago

6 - Manchester United last finished outside the top six in 1989-90, which was also the last time Liverpool won the title. Repeat? 11 hours ago

1970 - Everton have done a league double against Manchester United for the first time since the 1969-70 season. Rare. 11 hours ago

6 - Man Utd have claimed only six points from their 12 games against the top six this season. Outfought. http://t.co/zkCocGDR6M 11 hours ago

70 - Today's result means Manchester United are going to finish with fewer than 70 points for the first time since 1990-91. Decline. 11 hours ago

0 - Manchester United did not record a single shot on target in the first half against Everton. Stifled. 12 hours ago

2 - Everton have scored in both league games against Manchester United for the first time since 2003-04. Freedom. 12 hours ago

4 - Four of the seven PL penalties Mark Clattenburg has awarded this season have been to teams playing Manchester United. Spot. 12 hours ago

6 - Rickie Lambert has taken (and scored) six Premier League penalties. Clarification. 12 hours ago

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.