Premier League 2014/15 take-on efficiency: Moussa Sissoko and Sadio Mané. Drive. 4 hours ago

Premier League take-on efficiency: Alexis Sanchez and Yannick Bolasie. Flair. 6 hours ago

. @jmyrharkins uses expected goals to assess the value of take-ons. Carry. 20 hours ago

'Take him on' - @jmyrharkins analyses the attacking value of take-ons. Travel. 24 Nov

BLOG: @jmyrharkins analyses the impact of take-ons in the @premierleague. Dribble. 24 Nov

We are at @SportDataNow in Berlin today and tomorrow. To arrange a meeting, please contact: pro [@] optasports [dot] com. Conference. 23 Nov

We are attending #FCBSportsTech tomorrow. To arrange a meeting please email: pro [@] optasports [.] com. Symposium. 18 Nov

BLOG (ITA): L’analisi alla corte di Claudio Ranieri. Metodo.… 17 Nov

Bill Gerrard uses Opta data to analyse and review New Zealand’s #RWC2015 victory. Triumph. 17 Nov

News & blog

BLOG: Take him on

Johannes Harkins analyses the attacking impact of take-ons in the Premier League.

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GUEST BLOG: So why did the All Blacks triumph in the Rugby World Cup?

Bill Gerrard analytically reviews the 2015 Rugby World Cup, focusing on the performance of tournament winners New Zealand.

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GUEST BLOG: Why not pie? Data visualisation best practice

Brian Prestidge's second guest blog outlines and discusses data visualisation options available to club analysts.

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NEWS: John Coulson to speak at 2015 Web Summit

John will represent OptaPro at the industry-leading event.

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Pass me the ball! Serie A striker involvement

Flavio Fusi makes his StatsBomb debut, analysing the involvement and contributions of Serie A centre forwards in 2015/16.

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Chelsea and Manchester City: Inequality in attack

Sam Gregory applies a Gini Coefficient to analyse the influence and contributions of attacking players in the Premier League during the 2014/15 season.

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12 game Premier League review

James Yorke analytically dissects performances after 12 rounds of Premier League fixtures, drawing on previous Premier League campaigns at the 12-game stage.

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Chewing on the Champions League

Writing for StatsBomb, Dustin Ward analyses deep completions and passing patterns in this season’s Champions League.

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The frustrating promise of analytics: Football has a left-handed-pitcher problem

Mike Goodman, writing for Grantland, provides an excellent overview of data analysis and its applications within football.

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At Bolton Wanderers we are always looking to push the boundaries of conventional thinking and this includes our approach to analytics. This philosophy is something that we feel is echoed by OptaPro and the products and services they provide.
Brian Prestidge
Head of Analytical Dev.,
Bolton Wanderers