An interview with #LFC Head of Opposition Analysis Chris Davies via @paul_tomkins. bit.ly/1tqu2wD. Prepare. 13 hours ago

Insightful piece from @colinttrainor on analysing goalkeeping performance. bit.ly/1yeAU05. Repeatability. 21 Oct

We've written a blog for the @premierleague website, on last season's top PL passers: premierleague.com/en-gb/news/new…. Threaded. 7 Oct

OptaPro's John Coulson featured in this month's @WiredUK magazine. Q was: "How will analytics change sport?". Leader. http://t.co/VLIcMS9PVn 6 Oct

More excellent work from @RWhittall on the @21stClub blog, this time looking at player recruitment: optasportspro.com/about/interest…. Scout. 30 Sep

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Interview with LFC Head of Opposition Analysis

Bob Pearce and Mihail Vladimirov interview Liverpool FC Head of Opposition Analysis, Chris Davies, for The Tomkins Times.

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Goalkeepers: How repeatable are shot saving performances?

Colin Trainor analyses goalkeeper performance and the significance of 'repeatability' in evaluation.

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Consistency the key for last season's pass master Ozil

Detailed Opta stats show Arsenal playmaker the most productive passer in the 2013/14 campaign

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Attacking Contribution Metric and Man United's Reliance on Di Maria

Colin Trainor creates a metric to look at the contribution of players to their teams' attacking play and looks at the players who contribute most.

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The value of the high press in soccer

Michael Caley shares his views on the adoption of a high press in football for an article in The Washington Post.

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