Creating value from official data

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

3 - Diafra Sakho has now scored three goals in his last three home appearances for the Hammers (all competitions). Iron. 10 hours ago

0 - West Ham United have failed to find the net in each of their last four European matches. Hapless. 11 hours ago

14 - Lee Cattermole received 14 yellow cards in 2014/15 - a joint-record for a player in a PL season (also Hughes, Savage, Tiote ). Caution. 17 hours ago

39 - It is 39 days since West Ham ended the season, the joint-shortest summer break for a PL team along with Fulham in 2011/12. Early. 20 hours ago

226 - Only Cesc Fabregas (224) has a better minutes per assist rate in Premier League history than Nani (226) (min 40 assists). Sidelined 20 hours ago

2 - #JPN scored more goals (2) than they had shots on target (1) against #ENG at the #WWC2015 last night. Raid. 21 hours ago

3/4 - Despite losing, #ENG have still progressed further than ever before at a #FIFAWWC finals tournament. Positives. 2 Jul

2 - #ENGvJPN is the second match at #FIFAWWC2015 to see both sides score from the penalty spot, after Switzerland v Ecuador. Spotted. #ENG 2 Jul

6 - #JPN have scored the opening goal in all six of their matches at #FIFAWWC2015. Expected. #ENG 2 Jul

1 - #JPN have won each of their games at #FIFAWWC2015 by a single goal margin, while #ENG have won their last four games 2-1. Tight. 1 Jul

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.