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The venue for the first OptaPro German Conference. Westfalenstadion. https://t.co/Bw2NzZ4IVQ 10 hours ago

This Thursday sees OptaPro host its first football analytics conference in Germany. bit.ly/2nrXNOJ. Presentations. 21 Mar

.@Worville provides an in-depth analysis of Napoli, assessing various aspects of their playing style. bit.ly/2nMFMKB. Informed. 20 Mar

BLOG: @Worville applies a possessions model to this data-driven analysis of @sscnapoli. bit.ly/2nMFMKB. Se… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 17 Mar

BLOG: @Worville uses a possessions model for an in-depth analysis of @sscnapoli. bit.ly/2nMFMKB. Partenope… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 17 Mar

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NEWS: Opta to become Official Data Provider for PL and FL, SPL and SFL

Opta is delighted to announce that the the four UK professional football Leagues have appointed Opta as their official media data collection and distribution partner for three seasons commencing with the 2013-14 season.
Posted by Simon Farrant at 00:01

GUEST BLOG: Recapping the Sloan Conference

A guest blog from Noah Chestnut, writer for the excellent 'The Umpires' blog gives on overview of the first day of the 2013 Sloan Sports Analytics conference
Posted by Noah Chestnut at 17:32

BLOG: We're looking for Sloan reviewers

We're looking for guest-bloggers to provide comprehensive reviews of the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference held in Boston over the next couple of days.
Posted by Simon Farrant at 11:32

NEWS: OptaPro representatives attending Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

Two OptaPro representatives will be in Boston, MA next week for the annual Sloan Sports Analytics conference.
Posted by Simon Farrant at 17:08

COLUMBIA BLOG: Goalkeeper rankings by shot type

A proposal for a new way to effectively rank goalkeepers.
Posted by Columbia University at 15:29