How does data influence squad selection? @guardian speaks to @gusmcnab to find out. bit.ly/1pQn7HT. Measured. 17 hours ago

Just over one week until the #OptaProForum. You can see the event line-up here. bit.ly/1CvKo8P. Presenter. 28 Jan

#OptaProForum presenter @WillTGM explores the balance between controlling space and possession. bit.ly/1pQn7HT. Territory. 26 Jan

Der BVB nach der Hinrunde auf einem Abstiegsplatz. Der OptaPro Blog präsentiert Erklärungen. bit.ly/1yDKECe. Rückblick. 23 Jan

Following @colinttrainor's excellent analysis, German speakers may enjoy our blog covering @BVB’s season. bit.ly/1yDKECe. Review. 23 Jan

With Sebastian Giovinco heading to Toronto FC this summer, @MLS explored how he’ll fit in at his new side. bit.ly/1pQn7HT. Atomic. 23 Jan

Have you seen the presentation line-up for the #OptaProForum? bit.ly/1CvKo8P. Roster. 22 Jan

Following a thorough judging process, here are the #OptaProForum presentations for the 2015 event. bit.ly/1CvKo8P. Announcement. 20 Jan

. @TheM_L_G takes a closer look at Tim Howard and Everton’s defence, using data from @footballfactman. bit.ly/1pQn7HT. Leak. 8 Jan

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NEWS: OptaPro Analytics Forum presentations announced

We are delighted to announce the 10 presentations for the 2015 OptaPro Analytics Forum, taking place on 5th February in central London.

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Announcement: Tracking data now included in OptaPro Forum

Premier League tracking data can now be requested in submissions for the OptaPro Analytics Forum.

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NEWS: The OptaPro Analytics Forum 2015 - Abstract Deadline Extended to December 14th

We're working on an exciting new element to the 2015 OptaPro Analytics Forum.

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FILM: 'Please stop applauding diagonal cross-field passes'

A chance to view Colm McMullan's presentation from the 2014 Analytics Forum ahead of the 2015 proposal deadline.

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Football analyst network visualisation: new and improved

Neil Charles shares an updated visualisation of the football analytics community on Twitter.

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Data-led team building: increasing the odds of success

Featured in the Guardian, OptaPro’s Angus McNab contributes to the discussion around data’s influence on squad selection ahead of the 6 Nations.

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Territorial advantage?

Ahead of presenting at the OptaPro Analytics Forum in February, Will Gurpinar-Morgan’s latest article focuses on the balance between controlling space and possession.

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What position will Sebastian Giovinco take up as he makes his move from Juventus to Toronto FC?

MLSsoccer.com takes a closer look at new Toronto FC signing Sebastian Giovinco, who is set to join the club this summer after his contract with Juventus expires.

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Analytics, changing the way we interact with football

A look at the future growth of analytics in football by Sam Gregory

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