ANNOUNCEMENT: @PerformGroup completes acquisition of @scout7football. bit.ly/2xOwNSo. Signing. https://t.co/AKHyLk8y0u 18 Oct

The deadline for #OptaProForum submissions is tonight (midnight). bit.ly/2gQroTi. Reminder. 16 Oct

The dealine for the #OptaProForum is tomorrow at midnight. bit.ly/2gQroTi. Countdown. 15 Oct

There are just 3 days until the proposals deadline for the 2018 #OptaProForum. bit.ly/2gQroTi . Imminent twitter.com/OptaPro/status… 13 Oct

With submission deadline approaching, we look back to Dennis Lock's guest talk from #OptaProForum2017. Dolphins. youtube.com/watch?v=xgSsI5… 10 Oct

The #OptaProForum submission deadline is in 7 days. bit.ly/2gQroTi. Rendezvous. 9 Oct

OptaPro have partnered with @FIGC to help deliver the first Hackathon in Italian football. bit.ly/2xWMdDt. Insight. 6 Oct

With the proposals deadline imminent, we look back to @DeanO_Lytics talk from #OptaProForum2016. Throwback. youtube.com/watch?v=qWp1TY… 5 Oct

With two weeks until the proposals deadline, this article looks at whats new for #OptaProForum2018. bit.ly/2j5JEsE. Upgrade. 2 Oct

.@Squared2020 shows how a simple & insightful metric can be built to run live using tracking data. bit.ly/2fB6yHs. Process. 29 Sep

News & blog

NEWS: Perform Group announces the acquisition of sports technology company, Scout7

OptaPro and Scout7 partnership strengthens with Perform Group acquisition.

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OptaPro to provide data to FIGC for the first Hackathon in Italian football

OptaPro have partnered with the Italian Football Federation to help deliver Italy’s first Hackathon event in Trento from the 14th to the ...

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INTERVIEW: OptaPro speaks with Johannes Harkins, OptaPro Forum judge

With proposals currently being accepted for the 2018 OptaPro Analytics Forum, we speak with Johannes Harkins, data scientist at OptaPro a...

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INTERVIEW: Antonio Tramontano, analyst at Chinese Super League side Tianjin Quanjian, speaks with OptaPro

A Q&A discussing data processes with the match analyst at the CSL side.

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Vacancy at Southampton Football Club

Southampton Football Club are recruiting a first team analyst.

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Serie A-ttack!

Euan Dewar profiles attacking output across Serie A, comparing the league against other European competitions as well as analysing specific teams in this article for StatsBomb.

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Data analytics at NYCFC

Dan Fradley, NYCFC Performance Analyst, reveals how he applies data and analytics to support and influence the performances of New York City Football Club.

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Premier League defensive profiles

Mark Taylor uses Opta data to analyse defensive actions, exploring where on the pitch teams and players are making these actions.

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Advice for non-traditional data scientists

Applicable to the elite sport industry, Gordon Shotwell provides an insightful, informative blog outlining career advice for non-traditional data scientists.

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Stopping the supply: How understanding passing sequences helps win games

Adam Bate uses the sequence and possessions framework to analyse player involvement – beyond assists and key passes – in attacking moves in an article for Sky Sports.

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Norwich City are recruiting a data analyst

A recruitment data analyst position is available at Norwich City Football Club. The closing date for all applications is Friday 25th August 2017.

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We have chosen Opta because it's one of the best data providers in the world. We believe that it's an important tool for our performance in World Cup 2014.
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Thiago Larghi
Lead Performance Analyst,
Brazil