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VACANCY: OptaPro is recruiting a Sales & Account Manager (East Asia). bit.ly/2msM8hx. Job. 6 hours ago

PODCAST: The latest Three At The Back episode features an in-depth discussion with @soccerquant.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 22 Feb

PODCAST: @ryanbahia speaks with @Worville and @soccerquant on this latest episode of Three At The Back.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 22 Feb

BLOG: @ryanbahia assesses the 2017 #OptaProForum and discusses the future of the event. bit.ly/2kN6ukX. Review. 16 Feb

BLOG: A review of the 2017 #OptaProForum. bit.ly/2kN6ukX. Reflection. 16 Feb

.@lucyrushton12 speaks to @ESPNFC on data analysis, manager philosophies & different data cultures. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. International. 15 Feb

BLOG: The latest guest article from Neil Watson explores different game plans in rugby union.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 14 Feb

.@seaningle’s latest @guardian_sport column explores @GarryGelade’s #OptaProForum presentation on crossing. bit.ly/1iYMiem. Whip. 13 Feb

A data driven player snapshot profiling @ChelseaFC's Eden Hazard, Pedro and Willian. Trio. https://t.co/fXWh1JpbPa 10 Feb

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Passing and game state

Writing for StatsBomb, Dustin Ward assesses the impact of game state on how a team passes and progresses the ball.

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Game state and shooting rates

Garry Gelade develops his OptaPro Analytics Forum research with further analysis on game state and shooting rates, this time exploring the additional influence of time.

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The scoreline isn't everything

Mark Taylor looks at the importance of considering score effects in context.

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Score Effects

Ben Pugsley breaks down how scoring goals potentially alters teams' in-game strategy.

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