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VACANCY: Recruitment data analyst position available at @NorwichCityFC. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Canary. 3 hours ago

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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BLOG: How we measure pressure

Johannes Harkins examines how we analyse and quantify defensive pressure.
Posted by Johannes Harkins at 00:00

BLOG: Team performance analysis in rugby union

Neil Watson, lecturer at the University of Cape Town, assesses characteristics between winning and losing teams.
Posted by Neil Watson at 00:00
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PODCAST: OptaPro Analytics Forum

The latest OptaPro podcast offers unique insight and advice to those looking to present at the 2017 OptaPro Analytics Forum.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

BLOG: Carry on dribbling

Tom Worville discusses a metric to help quantify how well players can progress with the ball at their feet.
Posted by Tom Worville at 00:00

NEWS: 2017 OptaPro Analytics Forum accepting proposals

Proposals can now be submitted to present at the 2017 OptaPro Analytics Forum.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00