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Thank you to everyone who attended #OptaProSoccer yesterday. Talks from the event will soon be available. Presentations. 18 Jan

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Where do Premier League sides attack from?

Analysis of attack routes used by Premier League sides this season using Opta data via Michael Cox's excellent Zonal Marking site. By categorising each attack, this blog demonstrates how teams have a different attacking bias

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Performance analyst podcast with Scunthorpe United’s Harry Jamieson

Scunthorpe United head performance analyst Harry Jamieson discusses his role and the use of data within professional football with Paul Riley on the Different Game podcast.

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Columbia University students dissect how to climb above the red line in MLS

Major League Soccer profile the latest instalment of OptaPro's partnership with Columbia University.

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How costly was the woodwork to Liverpool?

Mark Taylor returns with a new angle on how Liverpool's season was affected by the woodwork. rather than simply adding woodwork hits to Liverpool's goals tally, he attempts to establish how they would have affected the overall course of the game.

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Shots and goals: quality, expectations and context

Keith Lyons provides a comprehensive resource reviewing literature across introductions to analytics, shots and expected goals.

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CIES Football Observatory digital atlas

The CIES Football Observatory’s interactive digital atlas visualises and compares squad data throughout Europe.

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