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The final session of the day at the #OptaProKonferenz is a panel featuring Elliott Williams (Brighton & Hove Albion…… 3 hours ago

Head of OptaPro @BenMackriell follows up on @GregorydSam's FC 04 Schalke case study. Here Ben showcases how video a…… 4 hours ago

.@GregorydSam shares two examples of where FC 04 Schalke win the ball back on the pitch depending on game-state. Pr…… 5 hours ago

OptaPro data scientist @GregorydSam is presenting a case study on FC Schalke 04, focusing on game-state and style o…… 5 hours ago

In today's second presentation, Steven Houston shares insights and lessons from his time at both HSV and Chelsea. H…… 7 hours ago

In the opening presentation, Elliott Williams (recruitment analyst, Brighton and Hove Albion) provides examples of…… 8 hours ago

Philipp Obloch (OptaPro Lead, Northern Europe) gets the #OptaProKonferenz underway. Welcome. 8 hours ago

Today sees the second #OptaProKonferenz take place. Return. 10 hours ago

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

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VIDEO: Interview with Thiago Larghi, Brazilian National Team Lead Aanalyst

OptaPro caught up with Thiago Larghi in August 2013, prior to Brazil's friendly match in Switzerland, to find out what it is like working with the Confederations Cup winners and 2014 World Cup hosts.
Posted by Simon Farrant at 15:35

BLOG: OptaPro interview with Simon Kuper

Simon Kuper is an acclaimed author, and winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year in 1994 for his book Football Against the Enemy. He currently writes for the Financial Times, and co-authored Soccernomics with Stefan Szymanski, a book that examines established opinions on football and challenges them using data.
Posted by Simon Farrant at 10:17