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Expected goal leaderboards – a roundup from the Premier League, Bundesliga, La Liga, Ligue 1 and Serie A.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 25 Apr

Keith Lyons (@520507) shares a comprehensive resource outlining previous work on expected goals. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Literature. 22 Apr

.@CIES_Football’s interactive digital atlas visualises squad data throughout Europe. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Comparison. 21 Apr

.@jair1970 applies a data-led analysis to dissect Tottenham’s performances over the past two seasons. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Contenders. 20 Apr

.@GregorydSam examines how conversion rates are assessed. Sample. twitter.com/OptaPro/status… 18 Apr

BLOG: @GregorydSam uses conversion rates to analyse how we assess finishing ability. bit.ly/2pcKJha. Assumption. 14 Apr

BLOG: @GregorydSam discusses how we assess finishing skill. bit.ly/2pcKJha. Bayesian. https://t.co/PuDnYmNddj 13 Apr

Dennis Lock, @MiamiDolphins Head of Analytics, discusses how data has been integrated within the franchise. Open. youtube.com/watch?v=xgSsI5… 7 Apr

FILM – Dennis Lock, Head of Analytics at @MiamiDolphins, delivers the guest talk at the #OptaProForum. Keynote. youtube.com/watch?v=xgSsI5… 7 Apr

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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

GUEST BLOG: Premier League top prospects in 2015

Dan Altman showcases models designed to support recruitment and the early identification of future stars.
Posted by Daniel Altman at 00:00