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VACANCY: Recruitment data analyst position available at @NorwichCityFC. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Canary. 17 Aug

Ahead of the Premier League season, @StatsBomb have again published a host of analytical team previews. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Fixture. 10 Aug

FILM: Jason Lawson, head of recruitment & analysis at Reading FC, presents at the #OptaProKonferenz.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 9 Aug

PODCAST: @BenMackriell & @Worville discuss playing philosophies and how data can feed into team selection.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 3 Aug

The #ThreeAtTheBack pod explores how data is integrated within a playing philosophy and in picking a team.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 3 Aug

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OptaPro Forum 2016: Find me a player like Andres Iniesta, Part 2

Neil Charles, a presenter at the OptaPro Analytics Forum 2016, provides a write-up of his experience at the event, and explains his poster presentation in detail.

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Sloan Analytics Conference shows influence of statistics on US sport

Having attended the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference last month, Andy McGeady reviews the event for The Irish Times.

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Five into two doesn't go

The latest Anfield Index Analytics podcast discusses the race for the top four positions before reviewing the 2015 OptaPro Analytics Forum.

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Football analyst network visualisation: new and improved

Neil Charles (@data_monkey) shares an updated visualisation of the football analytics community on Twitter.

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Stats Bomb April mailbag – Profiling Pastore, scouting Lukaku replacements, and should Spurs tank?

The eminently readable and interesting Stats Bomb mailbag returns.

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Why football clubs absolutely NEED analytics to survive an increasingly crazy transfer market

Richard Whittall takes on the role of key note speaker at the upcoming OptaPro Analytics Forum.

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Stat Definitions

Ted Knutson provides useful translations for the complex acronyms used by the analytical community.

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