The world's leading sports data provider

Our mission is to create a global standard for live sports data. We believe that Opta data enhances and illuminates every area of sport, from live broadcasts and online coverage to professional performance analysis.

21 - Manchester City are now unbeaten in 21 Premier League matches against Newcastle United (W18 D3) – extending th… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 18 hours ago

3 - Sergio Aguero has scored the first perfect Premier League hat-trick since the Argentine himself scored one agai… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 18 hours ago

13 – Only Wayne Rooney (15) has scored more Premier League goals versus Newcastle than Sergio Aguero (13). Haunt. 19 hours ago

10 - Kevin De Bruyne has provided more assists in the Premier League this season than any other player. Delivery. 19 hours ago

13 - Sergio Aguero has had a hand in 13 Premier League goals against Newcastle (11 goals, 2 assists), averaging a g… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 20 hours ago

14 - David de Gea has kept more clean sheets than any other goalkeeper in Europe’s big five leagues this season (14). Reliable. 20 hours ago

56 - Oumar Niasse scored after 56 seconds of coming on versus West Brom – the fastest goal by a substitute in the P… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 21 hours ago

3 - Anthony Martial has scored in three consecutive Premier League appearances for @ManUtd for the first time. Flourishing. 21 hours ago

251 - Jonjoe Kenny (on 38 minutes v West Brom) registered Everton's first shot on target in 251 minutes of Premier League action. Target. 22 hours ago

13 - Since the start of 2014-15, Jamie Vardy has won more penalties in the Premier League than any other player (13). Nuisance. 22 hours ago

About Opta

High definition live sports data

Part of Perform Content, a division of Perform Group, Opta is the world's leading live, detailed sports data provider.

We collect, package, analyse and distribute more live data, in more detail, than anyone else.

The level of detail we collect brings an added dimension to the world of sport.  It allows for more innovative broadcast coverage, more engaging online and print reporting and more intelligent professional analysis.

More live data than anyone else

This high definition data is collected and analysed live by Opta.  It is databased and supplied within seconds of the action happening on the pitch.  This means it can be used to create an ongoing narrative as the drama unfolds.  

As the live data goes into our databases, it adds to the most comprehensive archive of sports data on the planet.

Our skilled editorial teams across the world use this archive to create a level of content that is unmatched in its authenticity and credibility.  The biggest and best brands in the world of sport rely on it to power their coverage across a range of platforms.

800 customers, 40 countries, one global standard

Opta is built on a consistent and reliable approach across our global data collection operation.  All of our data is collected to the same standard, using the same software and to the same definitions.

Our customers, and sports fans across the world can be confident in Opta data.  Players and teams are compared using the same global standard, and it is this passion for consistency that has ensured that Opta has become the byword for credibility in the world of sports data.

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