175 - John Terry has never been substituted off in the PL under Jose Mourinho (175 starts, 90 mins 174 times and one red card). Leader. 6 hours ago

0 - Crystal Palace failed to win any of the six games that James McArthur missed in the Premier League last season (W0 D2 L4). Influential. 8 hours ago

4 - David Beckham is the only player in Premier League history to provide 10+ assists in four consecutive seasons. Icon. 6 Jul

0.51 - Robin van Persie has the fourth best goals per game ratio of players with 100+ PL goals, after Henry, Shearer and Wright. Legacy. 6 Jul

660 - #ENG captain Steph Houghton played more minutes (660) than any other outfield player at the #2015WWC. Ceaseless. 6 Jul

We're looking for a Sports Data Architect to work on some exciting new projects. optasports.com/about/getting-… Application. 2 Jul

26 - #ENG's Jill Scott made 26 tackles at the #2015WWC, more than any other player. Crunch. 6 Jul

3 - #USWNT have become the first team to win the #FIFAWWC three times (1991, 1999, 2015). Glory. #USAvJPN 6 Jul

5 - This is now the highest-scoring #FIFAWWC final of all-time (five goals), beating the previous high of four (Japan v USA in 2011). Party. 6 Jul

1 - Carli Lloyd is the first player to ever score a hat-trick in a #FIFAWWC final. History. #USAvJPN #USWNT 6 Jul

News & blog

NEWS Opta at the Football and Data: The Future of Football Analytics event

Duncan Alexander will be representing Opta at a Football and Data event in London on Thursday 25th June

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NEWS Women’s World Cup 2015

The Women's World Cup 2015 will be covered in full detail by Opta.

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NEWS Debut OptaJose Quiz

The inaugural OptaJose Quiz is taking place tonight (26th May) in Madrid.

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NEWS Opta to provide English and Scottish football fixtures for 2015/16 season

Opta to provide English and Scottish football fixtures for 2015/16 season

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In the last 12 months, Opta have collected

  • 139,297

    Football goals scored

  • 79,466

    Yellow cards given

  • 5,589

    Red cards given

  • 18,827

    Wickets taken

  • 7,324

    Rugby Union tries scored

  • 3,549

    Rugby League tries scored

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Our unique collection methodology allows us to produce highly detailed player performance data.

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