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A showcase of some of the best data analysis from across the web.

FILM: @LCFC_Analysis presented at the #OptaProKonferenz earlier this year, discussing opposition analysis. bit.ly/2v5gE8z. Foxes. 6 hours ago

NEWS: OptaPro expands team in Asia. bit.ly/2tT6jbD. Signing. 24 Jul

.@ESPNFC on how @MLS teams integrate analytical processes to enhance performance & inform recruitment. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Culture. 22 Jul

.@penaltyblog showcases a new approach to visualise player statistics. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Radar. https://t.co/17CKGktXtu 19 Jul

This @SportTechie article provides insight into the data-driven culture at the New York Mets. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Plate. 13 Jul

.@FinerMargins has compiled and categorised links to useful football analytics resources. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Comprehensive. 10 Jul

The latest #ThreeAtTheBack episode provides additional insight into sequence data & the possessions framework.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 6 Jul

.@WillTGM builds on his #OptaProForum presentation with this in-depth article on fast attacks from deep. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Counter. 4 Jul

Hosted by @Worville, this episode also features @GregorydSam and @jmyrharkins. Quants. twitter.com/OptaPro/status… 4 Jul

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The value of analysing qualitative text-based scouting assessments

Writing on the Scout7 website, Garry Gelade provides a thorough analysis of text-based scouting reports.

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CIES monthly report: tomorrow’s stars

The CIES Football Observatory’s second monthly report focuses on talent scouting and experience capital, identifying some of Europe’s most promising young players.

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Analytics, changing the way we interact with football

<a href="www.sportsnet.ca/soccer/soccer-analytics-premier-league/"></a>Now that analytics is just starting to gain some mainstream attention in the soccer world it inevitably has its detractors, and with detractors comes misinformation and misunderstanding. So it is important to answer the questions of what soccer analytics is and how should it be used?

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Interview with LFC Head of Opposition Analysis

Bob Pearce and Mihail Vladimirov interview Liverpool FC Head of Opposition Analysis, Chris Davies, for The Tomkins Times.

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