Creating value from official data

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

Arsenal's last 6 shots on target have all found the net: 4 v Newcastle 2 v Liverpool 17 minutes ago

2 - Arsenal have scored with both of their shots on target so far vs Liverpool. Perfection. 20 minutes ago

4 - Liverpool have kept only four clean sheets in their last 23 Premier League games. Recurring. 50 minutes ago

1:53 - There was a gap of only one minute and 53 seconds between Liverpool's goal and Arsenal's equaliser. Emotions. 54 minutes ago

1 - Philippe Coutinho has scored his first goal at Anfield since his winning strike vs Man City in April. Memories. 57 minutes ago

11 - Alexis Sanchez has scored (7) or assisted (4) 11 of Arsenal's last 17 Premier League goals (65%). Jewel. 2 hours ago

The Mirror Football Quiz, powered by Opta, is now available to download for iPhone:… Knowledge. 2 hours ago

82% - Costel Pantilimon has the best saves to shots ratio of any goalkeeper in the Premier League this season. Custodian. 2 hours ago

4 - Sunderland have won four successive league games against Newcastle for the first time in their history. Domination. 2 hours ago

4 - Adam Johnson has had a hand in four goals in his last four PL apps versus Newcastle United (three goals, one assist). Influence. 2 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.