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VACANCY: Norwich City are recruiting a senior first team performance analyst. bit.ly/2K3lgkz. Canary. #ncfc 10 hours ago

GUEST BLOG: @GarryGelade showcases a new data-driven approach to inform how we evaluate players in 1v1 situations.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 18 Apr

The latest episode of Three At The Back sees @Wolves Sporting Director Kevin Thelwell discuss his role in detail, s… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 17 Apr

PODCAST: #WWFC Sporting Director Kevin Thelwell is the guest on this latest episode of #ThreeAtTheBack.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 16 Apr

WATCH: @thewonderofmu delivers an #OptaProForum presentation analysing how teams concede chances.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 12 Apr

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BLOG: Son’s stock rising (part 1)

OptaPro data scientist Tom Worville provides an in-depth analysis of Son Heung-min.
Posted by Tom Worville at 00:00

BLOG: How we assign credit in football

Sam Gregory shares an approach that quantifies player involvement in build-up beyond traditional statistics.
Posted by Sam Gregory at 00:00

PODCAST: Introduction to sequences and possessions

Featuring the OptaPro data science team, the latest episode of Three At The Back is now available to download.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

FILM: A statistical analysis of Borussia Dortmund

The OptaPro Sequence framework underpins this data-driven analysis of Borussia Dortmund.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

BLOG: Sequences and the Premier League

Tom Worville applies sequence data to the 2016/17 Premier League season.
Posted by Tom Worville at 00:00