OPTA make it a clean sweep of British football

The Premier League, The Football League, Scottish Premier League and Scottish Football League – have appointed Opta as their official media data collection and distribution partner for three years, reports SportsPro.

The Premier League, The Football League, Scottish Premier League and Scottish Football League – have appointed Opta as their official media data collection and distribution partner for three years, reports SportsPro.

The deal, which commences from the start of the 2013/14 season, will see Opta use their performance analysis technology to supply official soccer data from the leagues’ competitions in real-time across broadcast and digital channels globally.

In addition, according to an official press release, ‘official partners of the Barclays Premier League, such as Barclays and EA Sports and official partners of The Football League Championship will be able to access and utilise live Opta performance data.’

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