v3 Football Match widgets - our favourites

Goal Replay widget

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 match level data. The widget can be configured with animations either on or off, perfect for customers who want to screenshot a famous goal!

Attacking Thirds widget

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.

Matchday Live widget

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

Match stats (Team graphs)

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

Match Stats (Players)

The Players template is part of the Match Stats widget that displays player stats for a given game. The widget can be customised to show data for just one player.

Heatmap widget

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.


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.