London, UK – September 10, 2020 – Stats Perform, the Sports Tech leader in data and AI technology, announced today a brand-new collaboration with the Premier League and Second Spectrum. For the first time ever, the Premier League’s highest level of official player and team level eventing data has been synchronised with tracking data to provide new metrics and insights to football fans.
As the official tracking provider of the Premier League, Second Spectrum delivers its state-of-the-art player and ball tracking data for every Premier League match, using advanced computer vision to automatically identify and provide the precise coordinates of each player and the ball 25 times a second.
Second Spectrum synchronies it’s tracking data and Stats Perform eventing feeds to add new context and tactical information not previously available. This new Insight Feed is the most comprehensive and robust set of football data available.
The Insight feed content was developed as a collaboration between Stats Perform, Second Spectrum, and the Premier League. The feed includes a wide range of metrics and data points such as pressing, shot velocity, passing probabilities, and off-ball runs to name just a few. The feed will continue to evolve over time.
Quote from Premier League:
“As the world’s most watched sport league we are delighted to partner with two innovative partners in Stats Perform and Second Spectrum, who have combined to produce a new Insights feed that will enhance storytelling and provide a new perspective of the Premier League to all our fans”
Quote Second Spectrum:
” We are delighted to partner with organizations like Stats Perform and the Premier League to bring state-of-the-art technology to the highest levels of football. We are excited to show how together we can both improve our understanding of the intricacies of the game and simultaneously move the game forward with the best data and insights that the sport deserves.
Quote Stats Perform:
“This new Insights Feed opens up new storytelling never been seen in the media world before. Premier League supporters can expect fresh new Insights around their favourite teams and players using this new data and we believe it offers tremendous opportunities for the next generation of football fans.”