NEWS: OptaPro expands team in Asia. bit.ly/2tT6jbD. Signing. 24 Jul

.@ESPNFC on how @MLS teams integrate analytical processes to enhance performance & inform recruitment. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Culture. 22 Jul

.@penaltyblog showcases a new approach to visualise player statistics. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Radar. https://t.co/17CKGktXtu 19 Jul

This @SportTechie article provides insight into the data-driven culture at the New York Mets. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Plate. 13 Jul

.@FinerMargins has compiled and categorised links to useful football analytics resources. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Comprehensive. 10 Jul

The latest #ThreeAtTheBack episode provides additional insight into sequence data & the possessions framework.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 6 Jul

.@WillTGM builds on his #OptaProForum presentation with this in-depth article on fast attacks from deep. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Counter. 4 Jul

Hosted by @Worville, this episode also features @GregorydSam and @jmyrharkins. Quants. twitter.com/OptaPro/status… 4 Jul

PODCAST: This episode of #ThreeAtTheBack discusses & applies the new Opta possessions & sequences framework.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 4 Jul

News & blog

NEWS: OptaPro expands team in Asia

OptaPro has appointed Ian Stewart, who will lead operations in Asia.

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PODCAST: Introduction to sequences and possessions

Featuring the OptaPro data science team, the latest episode of Three At The Back is now available to download.

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FILM: A statistical analysis of Borussia Dortmund

The OptaPro Sequence framework underpins this data-driven analysis of Borussia Dortmund.

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BLOG: OptaPro at the Toulon Tournament

This short article shares some highlights from this year's Toulon Tournament.

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North American sports culture helping MLS clubs buy into analytics

This ESPN article explores how analytical processes are being integrated by MLS teams across both analysis and recruitment.

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Visualising football data

Martin Eastwood showcases a new way to visualise a player's statistics, as he explores an alternative to using radar maps.

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How the New York Mets use data and analytics

Featured in SportTechie, this article provides insight into the data-driven culture at the New York Mets.

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Dropbox - football analytics

Ray Hamill (@FinerMargins) has compiled and categorised a comprehensive catalogue that links to useful football analytics resources.

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On the anatomy of a counter-attack

Will Gürpinar-Morgan builds on his OptaPro Analytics Forum (2017) presentation with this in-depth article on ‘fast attacks from deep’ in the Premier League.

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Great Lakes Analytics in Sport Conference – Devin Pleuler, Toronto FC

Ahead of the Great Lakes Analytics in Sport Conference (on 13th July), Scott Tappa speaks with event speaker and Manager of Analytics at Toronto FC, Devin Pleuler.

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"Here at Toronto FC, we use Opta and their services extensively for opposition analysis, player evaluation, and international scouting. The wide soccer platform that we’ve built atop of their data has augmented our existing decision-making processes with objective and valuable performance measurements."
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Devin Pleuler
Manager of Analytics,
Toronto FC