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The final session of the day at the #OptaProKonferenz is a panel featuring Elliott Williams (Brighton & Hove Albion…… 19 hours ago

Head of OptaPro @BenMackriell follows up on @GregorydSam's FC 04 Schalke case study. Here Ben showcases how video a…… 20 hours ago

.@GregorydSam shares two examples of where FC 04 Schalke win the ball back on the pitch depending on game-state. Pr…… 21 hours ago

OptaPro data scientist @GregorydSam is presenting a case study on FC Schalke 04, focusing on game-state and style o…… 21 hours ago

In today's second presentation, Steven Houston shares insights and lessons from his time at both HSV and Chelsea. H…… 23 hours ago

In the opening presentation, Elliott Williams (recruitment analyst, Brighton and Hove Albion) provides examples of…… 22 Mar

Philipp Obloch (OptaPro Lead, Northern Europe) gets the #OptaProKonferenz underway. Welcome. 22 Mar

Today sees the second #OptaProKonferenz take place. Return. 22 Mar

Final preparations are being made ahead of tomorrow's #OptaProKonferenz in Cologne. Alaaf. 21 Mar

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GUEST BLOG: Building an MLS roster

Columbia University student James Appell discusses the process behind selecting a 20-man MLS roster.
Posted by James Appell at 00:00

NEWS: OptaPro partners with Columbia University

OptaPro partners with Columbia University's Sports Management MBA program.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

COLUMBIA BLOG: Determining player types using 'Team DNA'

The fourth Columbia University blog from their ongoing research introduces the concept of Team DNA.
Posted by Columbia University at 16:15

COLUMBIA BLOG: Goalkeeper rankings by shot type

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

COLUMBIA BLOG: Holding the ball under pressure

Which player is the best at holding the ball under significant defensive pressure?
Posted by Columbia University at 15:12