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Expected goal leaderboards – a roundup from the Premier League, Bundesliga, La Liga, Ligue 1 and Serie A.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 25 Apr

Keith Lyons (@520507) shares a comprehensive resource outlining previous work on expected goals. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Literature. 22 Apr

.@CIES_Football’s interactive digital atlas visualises squad data throughout Europe. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Comparison. 21 Apr

.@jair1970 applies a data-led analysis to dissect Tottenham’s performances over the past two seasons. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Contenders. 20 Apr

.@GregorydSam examines how conversion rates are assessed. Sample. twitter.com/OptaPro/status… 18 Apr

BLOG: @GregorydSam uses conversion rates to analyse how we assess finishing ability. bit.ly/2pcKJha. Assumption. 14 Apr

BLOG: @GregorydSam discusses how we assess finishing skill. bit.ly/2pcKJha. Bayesian. https://t.co/PuDnYmNddj 13 Apr

Dennis Lock, @MiamiDolphins Head of Analytics, discusses how data has been integrated within the franchise. Open. youtube.com/watch?v=xgSsI5… 7 Apr

FILM – Dennis Lock, Head of Analytics at @MiamiDolphins, delivers the guest talk at the #OptaProForum. Keynote. youtube.com/watch?v=xgSsI5… 7 Apr

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NEWS: Angus McNab to feature on MIT Sloan Analytics Conference soccer panel

OptaPro's Angus McNab is on the four-person soccer analytics panel at the Sloan Analytics Conference.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

FILM: OptaPro Forum presentation: Goals change games

Garry Gelade’s presentation from the OptaPro Analytics Forum, 'Goals change games', can now be viewed online.
Posted by Garry Gelade at 00:00

NEWS: Devin Pleuler leaves OptaPro to join Toronto FC

Devin Pleuler leaves OptaPro to join Toronto FC as their Manager of Analytics.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

BLOG: OptaPro Analytics Forum 2015: a review

The second OptaPro Analytics Forum took place on 5th February 2015 at Birkbeck, University of London.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

BLOG: Martin Odegaard: exceptional talent or YouTube sensation?

With his transfer to Real Madrid complete, we take a deeper look into Martin Odegaard's career, focusing on his attacking output.
Posted by Sam Green at 00:00