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Explore our comprehensive range of football widgets

Our widgets are the most simple and effective way of showcasing cutting edge football sports data on your website, platform and service. We can help you tell compelling football stories from a variety of angles and viewpoints. The following showcase includes our range of seasonal and match-based widgets, designed to engage and inform your audience as the season unfolds.

Use the left/right navigation to explore our football widgets:

Standings

This widget powers any live league or competition tables content. The widget contains the league/competition table standings; home and away breakdown, and recent form for each team. 

The example shown alongside shows how Watford FC have customised and integrated the widget onto their website. To view the off-the-shelf version click the 'launch widget' button.

Team Compare

The Team Compare widget displays stats for teams selected in the widget by the user. The normal and duel templates are available, similar to the Player Compare widget.

The image example alongside, shows how Roma FC have integrated the widget on their website.

Season Team Stats

The Season Team Stats widget displays a graphical layout of key stats accumulated by a given team over the course of a specific season.

Competition Stats

The Competition Stats shows a set of stats across a specific competition. The customer can configure the stats shown and the user can click on a stat to see the top players or teams within that category.

Team Squads

The Team Squads widget provides a full squad list for a specific team.

Fixtures

The Fixtures widget is a match list for given subscribed competitions & seasons and covers past, present and future matches. Live scores are auto-refreshed every 30 seconds during a match.

Season Player Stats

The Season Player Stats widget displays a graphical layout of key stats accumulated by a player for a given team over the course of a specific season.

Player Ranking

The Player Ranking widget displays the top players for given categories across a specified competition.

Team Ranking

The Team Ranking widget displays the top teams for given categories across a specified competition.

Matchday Live

The Matchday Live widget displays the starting formations of each team as well as key stats for each player in the game.

The example on the right shows how Inter Milan have customised this widget to match their team colours and brand look and feel. You can view this example on their website here.

Player Compare

The Player Compare (Seasonal) widget displays stats (in either normal or dual template) across a given season.

Referees

The Referees widget displays cumulative season data for all referees from a given competition. 

Player Profile

The Player Profile widget displays basic information for a player for a given team.

Team Profile

The Team Profile widget displays basic information for given team(s).

Goal Replay

The Goal Replay widget allows football fans to re-live crucial moments in a football match by watching animations of goals and other attempts using Opta's most in-depth data. The widget can be configured with animations either on or off, perfect for customers who want to screenshot a famous goal.

Expected Goals (xG)

Our Expected Goals (xG) widget looks at the expected outcome of individual shots during a match.

Shots are sized according to their expected goals value (the bigger the circle the higher the expected goals value), goals will be highlighted yellow to show when an attempt has been scored.

Expected Goals Season

Our expected goals widget shows every shot a player has taken in a season and the expected goals value on each.

Chalkboard

The Chalkboard widget displays every event plotted onto a football pitch, and can be configured to show specific event types for specific players. The end user can use the time controls to filter the data further or select an area on the pitch for which to investigate the data further.

Opta Facts

The Opta Facts widget provides statistical/editorial facts and insights with regard to specific match. All facts are being provided by the Opta Editorial Team. The example on the right shows the "Carousel" template.

Pass Matrix

The Pass Matrix allows users to interrogate pass maps between different players for a specific football game.

Action Areas

The Action Areas widget shows the possession and areas in which the ball was played throughout the game.

Match Stats (Team Graphs)

"Team Graphs" is one of 6 templates for the Match Stats widget. This template shows the stats accumulated for each team in the game.

Average Positions

The Average Positions widget plots the average position of where each player touched the ball on the pitch.

Attacking Thirds

The Attacking Thirds widget provides a graphical representation of where a team channels their attacks. The widget can be configured to show both teams across a full pitch, or a single team across half a pitch, in either vertical or horizontal orientation. The animation of the arrows can be configured to on or off.

Timeline

The Timeline widget shows the key events during a game on a timeline, either horizontally or vertically.

Match Stats (Lineups)

The Match Stats (Lineups) widget is a template within the Match Stats widget that simply shows the lineups and key events for a given game.

Player Compare

The Player Compare (Match) widget compares players' performances for a specific match. The widget can be displayed with either the "normal" template or the "duel" template.

Heatmap

The Heatmap widget shows either the Heatmap or Touchmap for a given game. The end user is able to use the time controls and player selectors to filter the data shown.

Match Summary Widget

The Match Summary widget displays information from a given match, including goalscorers, assists and cards.

Commentary

The Commentary widget consists of a breakdown of the key events with an automated line of text in several languages. The example here is the automated version of the commentary, including "minor" events.

Close

This widget powers any live league or competition tables content. The widget contains the league/competition table standings; home and away breakdown, and recent form for each team. 

The example shown alongside shows how Watford FC have customised and integrated the widget onto their website. To view the off-the-shelf version click the 'launch widget' button.

The Team Compare widget displays stats for teams selected in the widget by the user. The normal and duel templates are available, similar to the Player Compare widget.

The image example alongside, shows how Roma FC have integrated the widget on their website.

The Season Team Stats widget displays a graphical layout of key stats accumulated by a given team over the course of a specific season.

The Competition Stats shows a set of stats across a specific competition. The customer can configure the stats shown and the user can click on a stat to see the top players or teams within that category.

The Team Squads widget provides a full squad list for a specific team.

The Fixtures widget is a match list for given subscribed competitions & seasons and covers past, present and future matches. Live scores are auto-refreshed every 30 seconds during a match.

The Season Player Stats widget displays a graphical layout of key stats accumulated by a player for a given team over the course of a specific season.

The Player Ranking widget displays the top players for given categories across a specified competition.

The Team Ranking widget displays the top teams for given categories across a specified competition.

The Matchday Live widget displays the starting formations of each team as well as key stats for each player in the game.

The example on the right shows how Inter Milan have customised this widget to match their team colours and brand look and feel. You can view this example on their website here.

The Player Compare (Seasonal) widget displays stats (in either normal or dual template) across a given season.

The Referees widget displays cumulative season data for all referees from a given competition. 

The Player Profile widget displays basic information for a player for a given team.

The Team Profile widget displays basic information for given team(s).

The Goal Replay widget allows football fans to re-live crucial moments in a football match by watching animations of goals and other attempts using Opta's most in-depth data. The widget can be configured with animations either on or off, perfect for customers who want to screenshot a famous goal.

Our Expected Goals (xG) widget looks at the expected outcome of individual shots during a match.

Shots are sized according to their expected goals value (the bigger the circle the higher the expected goals value), goals will be highlighted yellow to show when an attempt has been scored.

Our expected goals widget shows every shot a player has taken in a season and the expected goals value on each.

The Chalkboard widget displays every event plotted onto a football pitch, and can be configured to show specific event types for specific players. The end user can use the time controls to filter the data further or select an area on the pitch for which to investigate the data further.

The Opta Facts widget provides statistical/editorial facts and insights with regard to specific match. All facts are being provided by the Opta Editorial Team. The example on the right shows the "Carousel" template.

The Pass Matrix allows users to interrogate pass maps between different players for a specific football game.

The Action Areas widget shows the possession and areas in which the ball was played throughout the game.

"Team Graphs" is one of 6 templates for the Match Stats widget. This template shows the stats accumulated for each team in the game.

The Average Positions widget plots the average position of where each player touched the ball on the pitch.

The Attacking Thirds widget provides a graphical representation of where a team channels their attacks. The widget can be configured to show both teams across a full pitch, or a single team across half a pitch, in either vertical or horizontal orientation. The animation of the arrows can be configured to on or off.

The Timeline widget shows the key events during a game on a timeline, either horizontally or vertically.

The Match Stats (Lineups) widget is a template within the Match Stats widget that simply shows the lineups and key events for a given game.

The Player Compare (Match) widget compares players' performances for a specific match. The widget can be displayed with either the "normal" template or the "duel" template.

The Heatmap widget shows either the Heatmap or Touchmap for a given game. The end user is able to use the time controls and player selectors to filter the data shown.

The Match Summary widget displays information from a given match, including goalscorers, assists and cards.

The Commentary widget consists of a breakdown of the key events with an automated line of text in several languages. The example here is the automated version of the commentary, including "minor" events.

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