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.@donoir7 discusses his experiences in football, the application of data and his approach to learning in this lates… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 19 Sep

PODCAST: Interview with former #LCFC, #SkyBlues and #NCFC analyst @donoir7. bit.ly/2wswRGV. City. https://t.co/sFtvAiz6g2 19 Sep

JOB: @SouthamptonFC are recruiting a first team analyst. bit.ly/1iYMiem. Saint. 15 Sep

Former #OptaProForum judge @soccerquant shares expert tips on submitting a proposal. bit.ly/1M5Yhhp. Advic… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 14 Sep

PODCAST: From 2016, event judge @jmyrharkins & former presenter @GregorydSam share all things #OptaProForum. bit.ly/2fij4bm. Recap. 13 Sep

Proposals are currently being accepted for the 2018 #OptaProForum. bit.ly/2gQroTi. Submit. https://t.co/YZUME283IW 12 Sep

.@EuanDewar profiles attacking output in Serie A, discussing specific teams in the competition. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Defensive? 11 Sep

You can now submit a proposal to present at the 2018 #OptaProForum. bit.ly/2gQroTi. Ideas. https://t.co/seqtlHvzA6 8 Sep

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Did Manchester City just run out of luck?

At the time of writing, Manchester City have turned a two point lead at the summit of the EPL into an eight point deficit in the space of a month. There have been many theories from various commentators that speculate how this occurred, many of which focus on perceived off-field problems. However, Chris Anderson (on his brilliant Soccer By The Numbers blog) uses data to argue that, unfortunately for City, their luck simply changed.

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Quantifying passing ability

Ted Knutson (@mixedknuts) introduces and discusses a more considered approach to evaluate passing ability.

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Why underdogs do better in hockey than basketball

Created by Vox, this film focuses on well certain sports measure skill. In other words, how confident can we be that outcomes in a sport reflect true differences in skill?

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New way of visualising the beautiful game

MLS.com's Central Winger article has developed a new way of displaying Opta passing data. Devin Pleuler has analysed passing trends from a selected MLS game last weekend to demonstrate a new way of showing how the two teams performed.

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Where will T20 cricket go next?

Writing for ESPN Cricinfo, Jarrod Kimber discusses the increasing influence of data across T20 cricket – and by extension, in international cricket.

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Online analysts survey: Favourite articles of 2016/17

Mark Thompson (@EveryTeam_Mark) shares a list of the most popular analytical articles from the past season following an online survey.

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