Congratulations are also in order for @LeeDarnbrough and everyone at @BurnleyOfficial on their promotion to the @premierleague. Claret. 22 hours ago

Congratulations to @CBadlan and the rest of the team at @OfficialWolves on confirming the @SkyBetLeague1 title this weekend. Upwards. 22 hours ago

Great article on the role analytics are playing in top-level golf, from @andymcgeady: optasportspro.com/about/interest…. Scorecard. 16 Apr

Always a highlight: the excellent @StatsBomb mailbag returns with the first part of a two part post: optasportspro.com/about/interest…. Busy. 8 Apr

Interesting post from @ShutoutU, analysing penalties from a GK's perspective (via @footballfactman) :optasportspro.com/about/interest…. Tipped. 7 Apr

LCFC's Head of Technical Scouting @MacRob85 wrote a guest blog for us earlier this season. Read it here: optasportspro.com/about/optapro-…. Reveal. 7 Apr

Big congrats to @MacRob85, @Peter_Clark23, @Matt_reeves_ss and the rest of the LCFC team on their promotion to the Premier League. Return. 7 Apr

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Fully integrated Opta data into Nacsport's advanced professional analysis platform.

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OptaPro will be represented at this week's Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.

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Strokes gained: How analytics is changing how golf is understood

Andy McGeady looks at the role analytics is playing in understanding golf.

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Penalty Kicks: Is guessing a sucker’s bet?

Blogger and 'keeper specialist 'Shut-out University' looks at penalties from the GK's perspective, and asks whether there are better ways to analyse a their performances.

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MLS Goal of the Year Dashboard

Steve Fenn uses Tableau, MLS goal footage and Opta shooting data to create a great interactive goal visualistaion tool.

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Six Nations carrying: Billy Vunipola and the 8+15 club

Andy McGeady looks at the individual RBS 6 Nations carry data and unearths some interesting conclusions.

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