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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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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

NEWS: Analytics Forum judge Devin Pleuler in Twitter Q&A on 21/11/2014

Opta Advanced Data Analyst Devin Pleuler to lead a Twitter Q&A ahead of the #OptaProForum proposal deadline.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 12:00