Understanding Opta data feeds

Opta offers a wide variety of data feeds and these are split into three different tiers, depending on the level of detail - Core Data, Classic Data and Performance Data.

Cesc Fabregas or Nemanja Matic? Antonio Conte's ultimate dilemma explained with @OptaJoe stats. twitter.com/NizaarKinsella… 56 minutes ago

3 - Only Brian Clough (4) & Alex Ferguson (4) have won the League Cup on more occasions than Jose Mourinho (3). bit.ly/2l6wAPm 1 hours ago

6 - Spurs have conceded more goals in four European games at Wembley this season (6) than in 12 league games at White Hart Lane (5). Curse. 12 hours ago

1 - Victor Wanyama is the first African player to score for Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium. Hope. 12 hours ago

4 - Since the start of 2013-14, Harry Kane has scored 4 own goals in all competitions - twice as many as any other Spurs player. Misguided. 13 hours ago

12 - Christian Eriksen has scored his first goal in 12 games in all competitions for Spurs. Leveller. 14 hours ago

5 - Prior to Leicester, the last reigning top-flight champion to lose five league games in a row were Chelsea in March 1956. Sacked. 14 hours ago

7 – Tottenham have been eliminated from 7 of their last 8 European knockout ties (excl. qualifiers) when losing the first leg. Grind. 14 hours ago

100 - @WayneRooney has scored 100 PL goals at Old Trafford - only Thierry Henry has scored more at a single ground… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 16 hours ago

Angel Di Maria & Leroy Sane lead @ChampionsLeague Team of the last 16: goal.com/en/news/1716/c… https://t.co/eL4FSsXh0Y 20 hours ago

Opta data feeds overview

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Our technical team understands your requirements for XML - robust, accurate and timely.

We work constantly, improving and developing our feeds to ensure that our market-leading level of data gets to your system as quickly and easily as possible.

Data feeds available

Opta data feeds are split into three main categories:

  • Core Data feeds - contains basic match data from a wide variety of competitions across the world.
  • Classic Data feeds - more detailed statistical data and aggregated stats.
  • Performance Data feeds - the most detailed level of live data available anywhere, containing x,y coordinates and time-stamps.
     

Hundreds of competitions covered 

The type of feeds we can provide include:

  • Fixtures and results.
  • Line-ups, league tables and live scores.
  • Live stats by player and team, including:

- shots (on/off target, outcome and inside/outside area).
- passes (long/short, successful/unsuccessful and zone)
- assists, through balls and key passes.
- tackles and duels (successful/unsuccessful).
- clearances, blocks and interceptions.
- saves and goalkeeper actions.
- fouls and foul type.

  • Text commentaries.
  • Positional information, including x,y coordinates and time-stamps of every on-ball action.
  • Season-to-date cumulative stats.
  • Historical data sets. 

The world of sport, direct and in detail

Sports data feeds provided by Opta include the biggest competitions in:

  • Football.
  • Rugby Union
  • Rugby League
  • Cricket.
  • Tennis.
  • Golf.
  • Handball.
  • Basketball.
  • American Football

And more.