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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: OptaPro Analytics Forum presentations announced

We are delighted to announce the 10 presentations for the 2015 OptaPro Analytics Forum, taking place on 5th February in central London.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

NEWS: Tracking data now included in OptaPro Forum

Premier League tracking data can now be requested in submissions for the OptaPro Analytics Forum.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 15:00

NEWS: The OptaPro Analytics Forum 2015 - Abstract Deadline Extended to December 14th

We're working on an exciting new element to the 2015 OptaPro Analytics Forum.
Posted by Simon Farrant at 00:00

FILM: 'Please stop applauding diagonal cross-field passes'

A chance to view Colm McMullan's presentation from the 2014 Analytics Forum ahead of the 2015 proposal deadline.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 13:00

NEWS: OptaPro Analytics Forum accepting entries

Proposals can now be submitted for the 2015 OptaPro Analytics Forum.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 10:00