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Use our data

We’re happy for you to use data we publish on this website to promote and develop stoolball. That’s why we make it available under a
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. This only applies to the information you let us make public. We’ll never share the information you give us privately.

Teams

Regular teams as NHS Choices CSV – download a spreadsheet of all the teams that play regularly, have a postcode and are open to new members, in the format we use to share our data with NHS Choices.

Regular teams as spogo CSV – download a spreadsheet of all the teams that play regularly, have contact details and are open to new members, in the format we use to share our data with spogo (updated once a month) and OnlySport.org (updated every Sunday). Please request an API key if you want a copy of these data including email addresses and phone numbers.

We also publish teams as linked data – see below for details.

Match calendars

Every match uses the hCalendar microformat, so you can read the data by parsing our web pages.

Matches are also published in iCalendar format for you to subscribe to. Look for the ‘add these matches to your calendar’ links wherever you see a list of matches.

Matches as OnlySport.org CSV – download a spreadsheet of all future matches and tournaments in the format we use to share our data with OnlySport.org.

We also publish matches as linked data – see below for details.

Stoolball statistics

All of the data from our player statistics tables is available as CSV downloads. Individual batting and bowling performances are the raw data; averages, economy rates and other statistics are analysed from those. Follow the links on the statistics page to get started.

News and social media

You can keep track of what’s happening in stoolball with our feeds:

We also publish our news as linked data – see below for details.

Web analytics

We use Google Analytics to help us improve this website. You can sign in for yourself and see how the website gets used.

Website: www.google.co.uk/analytics
Email: public@…
Password: stoolball

All of the data collected by Google Analytics are anonymous. However, if you want to stop it recording your own visits to this website you can use the Google Analytics Opt-out.

Linked data

We use RDFa 1.1 to publish a wide range of data as part of our web pages. You can find out about RDFa on the RDFa Wiki.

We use the http://schema.org vocabulary to encode teams as ‘SportsTeam’, matches and tournaments as ‘SportsEvent’, grounds as ‘Place’, players as ‘Person’ and our news as a ‘Blog’.

We use the Facebook Open Graph Protocol to publish basic details about every page on our site, including the names and descriptions of players, leagues, teams and matches. If you ‘Like’ a player or team they will appear on your Facebook profile as a favourite athlete or sports team.

We use the Semantically-Interlinked Online Communities (SIOC) vocabulary to publish our news as a ‘Weblog’ and our match comments as ‘Thread’ and ‘Comment’ instances.