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For @FiveThirtyEight, @MC_of_A applies Opta data to analyse Liverpool ahead of the #UCLFinal. bit.ly/1iYMiem. Shrewd. 18 hours ago

A snapshot showcasing the average age of Unai Emery’s previous teams alongside Arsenal over the past five seasons.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 25 May

BLOG: An analytical preview of the #UCLFinal, and how width may be crucial in this match. Flank. optasportspro.com/about/optapro-… 25 May

BLOG: In his debut blog for OptaPro, @andycoops83 analytically previews the 2018 UEFA Champions League final. Showp… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 24 May

Head of OptaPro @BenMackriell is participating in a panel discussion on the global transfer market at today's… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 23 May

Congratulations to both @abhinavr8 and @KubaMichalczyk on securing the first @NYAsports fellowships. Future. twitter.com/OptaPro/status… 22 May

OptaPro is attending #SportsDataLondon today and tomorrow. Get in touch if you'd like to meet at the conference. Breakout. 22 May

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GUEST BLOG: The challenges faced by Football League Clubs in devising and executing an overseas player identification and recruitment strategy

With over seven years of experience in recruitment and scouting, Chris Badlan shares the challenges of an overseas recruitment strategy.
Posted by Chris Badlan at 00:00

PODCAST: January transfer window

This episode of Three At The Back focuses on how clubs approach the January transfer window and a discussion on previous January transfers.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

BLOG: Influencing from within

Rob Mackenzie discusses how to use data to support and inform decision-making within football clubs.
Posted by Rob Mackenzie at 00:00

PODCAST: Steve Head, Charlton Athletic Football Club

Charlton Athletic Chief Scout Steve Head is the guest on the latest episode of Three At The Back.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

BLOG: “Can he adapt to our league?”

Sam Gregory applies data to assess how players can adapt when transferred from La Liga to the Premier League.
Posted by Sam Gregory at 00:00