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BLOG: Son’s stock rising (part 1)

OptaPro data scientist Tom Worville provides an in-depth analysis of Son Heung-min.

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NEWS: OptaPro to host first soccer analytics event in USA

OptaPro to host its event in the USA, taking place on 17th January 2018.

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NEWS: OptaPro Analytics Forum 2018 presentations announced

Presentations and posters have been announced for February's OptaPro Analytics Forum.

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BLOG: 12 of the best in 2017

A look at some of the most innovative and thought-provoking analyses from sports analytics over the past 12 months.

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Measuring changes in attacking style in the Premier League

In this StatsBomb article, Mladen Sormaz and Dan Nichol apply data to analyse changes in attacking style in the Premier League.

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Interview with Marek Kwiatkowski

Matthieu Bouchépillon (@OMalytics on Twitter) interviews influential analytics community member Marek Kwiatkowski (@statlurker). The interview, in French and English, features discussion on Marek’s own work, where he sees the most impact from this style of analysis and thoughts on the wider contributions and activity throughout this industry.

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What scouts see

Garry Gelade’s latest blog assesses the relationship between what scouts see and the actions of players on the field.

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Liga NOS talents: beyond the big three

Tiago Estêvão uses Opta data in this article for StatsBomb, in which he assesses upcoming prospects in the Primeira Liga.

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Manchester City: Powered up under Pep

Writing for StatsBomb, Euan Dewar (@EuanDewar) and Mark Thompson (@EveryTeam_Mark ) co-author this analytical article that explores Manchester City's impressive start to the Premier League season.

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Behind the scenes with the Derby County analysis team

Head of performance analysis Joe Carnall leads this video tour that goes behind the scenes with the performance analysis team at Derby County Football Club.

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