Statuses and definitions

Fixture status definitions

A fixtures moves between several statuses. It has an initial status, can be delayed, has been finished or any of the statuses described below.

Definition

Explanation

Information

NS

Not Started

The initial status of a game

LIVE

Live

The game is currently inplay

HT

Half-Time

The game currently is in half-time

FT

Full-Time

The game has ended after 90 minutes

ET

Extra-Time

The game currently is in extra time, can happen in knockout games

PEN_LIVE

Penalty Shootout

ET status didn't get a winner, penalties are taken to determine the winner

AET

Finished after extra time

The game has finished after 120 minutes

BREAK

Regular time finished

Waiting for extra time or penalties to start

FT_PEN

Full-Time after penalties

Finished after penalty shootout

CANCL

Canceled

The game has been canceled

POSTP

PostPoned

The game has been postponed

INT

Interrupted

The game has been interrupted. Can be due to bad weather

ABAN

Abandoned

The game has abandoned and will continue at a later time or day

SUSP

Suspended

The game has suspended and will continue at a later time or day

AWARDED

Awarded

Winner is being decided externally

DELAYED

Delayed

The game is delayed so it will start later

WO

Walk Over

Awarding of a victory to a contestant because there are no other contestants

AU

Awaiting Updates

Can occur when there is a connectivity issue or something

Deleted

Deleted

Game is not available anymore via normal api calls because it has been replaced. This can happen in leagues that have a lot of changes in their schedules. The games can still be retrieved by adding deleted=1 to your request so you can update your system properly

Event type definition

We host several events related to a fixture. Find below the event types with description or their meaning.

Event type

Explanation

goal

A goal has been scored

penalty

Penalty has been scored

missed_penalty

Penalty has been missed

own_goal

Own goal

var

Information about VAR events like canceled goals etc

yellowcard

Yellow card is given for a player

yellowred

Second yellow card for player resulting in a red

redcard

Direct red card

substitution

A player got substituted and new player got in

pen_shootout_goal

Penalty in penalty shootout has been scored

pen_shootout_miss

Penalty in penalty shootout has been scored

Weather types

Weather can be of great influence on the final result of a game or on the performance of the teams. A list of possible conditions is given below.

Code

clear sky

few clouds

scattered clouds

broken clouds

shower rain

rain

thunderstorm

snow

mist

clouds

Pitch types

The status of the pitch can also be of great influence on the final result of a game or on the performance of the teams. A list of possible conditions is given below.

Code

Good

Wet

Wet and Fast

Artificial Turf

Regular

Excellent

Snowy

Slow due to water

Uneven and|cutting up

Hard and Frozen

League types

League type

domestic

A league from one country. I.e The English Premier League, Serie A, La Liga etc.

domestic_cup

A cup from one country. I.e The F.A Cup, DFB Pokal, Coppa Italia etc.

international

A league for international teams. I.e World Cup, European Championship, Copa America

cup_international

An international cup. I.e UEFA Champions League, Copa Libertadores, UEFA Europa League

Common standing rules

Standing rules

Promotion

Relegation

Relegation Play-off

Relegation Round

Possible Relegation

Next Round

Final Series

Promotion Play-off

Promotion Group

Final

Semi-finals

UEFA Champions League

UEFA Champions League Qualifiers

UEFA Europa League

UEFA Europa League Qualifiers

Championship Round

Championship Play-off

1st Phase

2nd Phase

CONMEBOL Libertadores

CONMEBOL Libertadores Qualifiers

CONMEBOL Sudamericana

CONMEBOL Sudamericana Qualifiers