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News and analysis from the OptaPro team.

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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BLOG: A goalkeeper's dilemma: Examining goalkeeper distribution trends from MLS 2011

US-based Opta analyst Peter Brownall has carried out some analysis on MLS goalkeeping trends, and attempted to establish whether differing distribution strategies can contribute to a team's overall success.
Posted by Peter Brownell at 14:42

NEWS: OptaPro launch new Reports service

OptaPro can offer a comprehensive suite of data and reports for all club and player scouting requirements.
Posted by Simon Farrant at 16:31

GUEST BLOG: Scoring Efficiency and Current Score by Mark Taylor

A guest blog from Mark Taylor, author of the excellent 'The Power of Goals' blog.
Posted by Mark Taylor at 10:32

BLOG: OptaPro - An online hub for the analytics community

OptaPro has been designed to become an online hub for the sports analytics community.
Posted by Simon Farrant at 12:35

NEWS: Sporting Kansas City using OptaPro

Sporting Kansas City, currently MLS Eastern Conference leaders, are the first MLS side to utilise OptaPro's range of analytical and data services to assist their pre- and post-match analysis
Posted by Simon Farrant at 12:12