Overview of Data Sources#

Currently, the following data sources are supported.


ClubElo

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from soccerdata import ClubElo

Team’s relative strengths as Elo ratings, for most European leagues. Recalculated after every round, includes history.


ESPN

URL | Example usage | API reference

from soccerdata import ESPN

Historical results, statistics and lineups.


FBref

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from soccerdata import FBref

Historical results, lineups, and detailed aggregated statistics for teams and individual players based on Stats Perform data.


FiveThirtyEight

URL | Example usage | API reference

from soccerdata import FiveThirtyEight

Team’s relative strengths as SPI ratings, predictions and results for the top European and American leagues.


Football-Data.co.uk

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from soccerdata import MatchHistory

Historical results, betting odds and match statistics. Level of detail depends on league.


Sofascore

URL | Example usage | API reference

from soccerdata import Sofascore

Results, schedules, lineups, and detailed statistics for teams and individual players.


SoFIFA

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from soccerdata import SoFIFA

Detailed scores on all player’s abilities from EA Sports FC.


Understat

URL | Example usage | API reference

from soccerdata import Understat

Advanced statistics such as xG, xGBuildup and xGChain, and shot events with associated xG values for the top European leagues.


WhoScored

URL | Example usage | API reference

from soccerdata import WhoScored

Historical results, match preview data and detailed Opta event stream data for major leagues.