.@RWhittall explores whether analytics can help a team avoid relegation in his latest @21stClub blog. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Identify. 22 Apr

We have launched Rugby Hub, a new online analysis tool, in partnership with @ReplayAnalysis. bit.ly/1OxKKkk. Announcement. 20 Apr

.@footballfactman uses Expected Goals as a framework to analyse the performance of Premier League managers. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Gaffer. 17 Apr

.@neilcharles_uk applies his newly designed player profiles to compare Michael Carrick and Andrea Pirlo. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Conductor. 14 Apr

BLOG (ESP): 'El saque de banda'. Carlo Morosi analiza los intentos de ataques desde la línea lateral. bit.ly/1EivaGn. Arranque 13 Apr

BLOG (ITA): 'La rimessa laterale'. Carlo Morosi analizza l'impatto degli attacchi dalla linea laterale. bit.ly/1FSb99w. Rimessa 13 Apr

Another chance to read Carlo Morosi’s analysis on the effectiveness of attacking throw-ins. bit.ly/1FrPkRI. Chuck. 13 Apr

Carlo Morosi provides an in-depth analysis on the effectiveness of attacking throw-ins across Europe. bit.ly/1FrPkRI. Launch. 10 Apr

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NEWS: OptaPro launches Rugby Hub

A new analytical resource from OptaPro in partnership with Replay Analysis.

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BLOG: Beyond the touchline

Carlo Morosi provides an in-depth analysis of attacking throw-ins across Europe's five major leagues.

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FILM: OptaPro features on football analytics panel at Sloan conference

Angus McNab contributes to the four-person football analytics panel at the Sloan conference in February.

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FILM: OptaPro Forum: Breaking down the possession game of FC Bayern

Abel Lorincz delivers a presentation analysing the passing networks of FC Bayern Munich.

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Can analytics help a league’s bottom team avoid relegation?

Writing for 21st Club, Richard Whittall explores how club analysts can effectively contribute to on-field performances.

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Premier League. Should he stay or should he go?

Paul Riley uses Expected Goals as a framework to analyse the influence and impact of Premier League managers.

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Is Michael Carrick England’s Pirlo?

Neil Charles applies his newly designed player profiles to compare Michael Carrick with Andrea Pirlo.

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Scoring the proactivity of MLS teams

Jared Young analyses MLS teams’ styles of play, exploring the influence of proactive and reactive approaches.

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Messi and Ronaldo: Expected Points Added

The Economist analyses Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal weighting over the previous two seasons.

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