We are recruiting a data scientist. More information and application details can be found here: bit.ly/1IFnLUo. Job. 18 Dec

Writing for @SBNationSoccer, @MC_of_A analyses Bundesliga matches and what makes them exciting. bit.ly/1pQn7HT. Gegenpressing. 18 Dec

The #OptaProForum will take place on 5th February 2015. Diary. 17 Dec

. @sportCIES Football Observatory launches new Digital Atlas across European football. bit.ly/1pQn7HT. Continent. 16 Dec

A quick reminder that 14th December is the deadline for #OptaProForum proposals. Last chance to enter is approaching. Saloon. 12 Dec

We are hiring a data scientist. The job role and application details are here: bit.ly/1IFnLUo. Recruit. 11 Dec

‘Data the big game changer’. Former Indian captain @anilkumble1074 on sport, business & data management bit.ly/1pQn7HT. Collaborate. 11 Dec

Thought-provoking piece on @21stClub from @RWhittall on analytics, academia and the online community. bit.ly/1pQn7HT. Relationship. 10 Dec

News & blog

Announcement: Tracking data now included in OptaPro Forum

Premier League tracking data can now be requested in submissions for the OptaPro Analytics Forum.

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NEWS: The OptaPro Analytics Forum 2015 - Abstract Deadline Extended to December 14th

We're working on an exciting new element to the 2015 OptaPro Analytics Forum.

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FILM: 'Please stop applauding diagonal cross-field passes'

A chance to view Colm McMullan's presentation from the 2014 Analytics Forum ahead of the 2015 proposal deadline.

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NEWS: OptaPro Analytics Forum accepting entries

Proposals can now be submitted for the 2015 OptaPro Analytics Forum.

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The Bundesliga is the most exciting league in the world

In an article for SB Nation, Michael Caley uses Opta data to explore what makes Bundesliga matches so exciting.

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CIES Football Observatory launches Digital Atlas on European football

A guide to help understand trends and the state of clubs and leagues, this comparative tool from CIES Football Observatory allows for analysis across 31 European countries.

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Data the big game changer: Anil Kumble

Former Indian cricket captain Anil Kumble writes for Mint, discussing the potential for sport and business to learn from each other in data management and its application.

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Will academia one day rule the roost in football analytics?

In his latest article for 21st Club, Richard Whittall discusses the relationship between the academic and online community as well as exploring the future of analytics and its place in football.

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Proactive and reactive approaches in MLS

Jared Young takes a closer look at playing styles in Major League Soccer, exploring a ‘possession’ or ‘position’ emphasis.

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