Three At The Back – latest podcast from OptaPro now available to download. International. 7 hours ago

Three At The Back – new OptaPro pod with @brendankent, @andrew_puopolo & @Worville on analysis in MLS & NASL. Trio. 26 Aug

PODCAST - the latest episode of Three At The Back is now available: Applied data analysis in MLS & NASL. Stateside. 26 Aug

Bundesliga previews - @SaturdayOnCouch produces a series of analytical features for @StatsBomb. Gegenpress. 22 Aug

The deadline to apply for the OptaPro internship role is today. Reminder.… 19 Aug

Internship – the deadline to apply for this role is 19th August. Friday. 15 Aug

An analytical video discussing the patient approach within the Eredivisie. Defensive.… 15 Aug

.@BenMackriell, @GregorydSam & @Worville on how analysts prepared for this weekend in Three At The Back. Podcast. 14 Aug

A film showcasing @JongsmaJongsma’s analysis of defensive involvement. Possession.… 13 Aug

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PODCAST: Data-led analysis in MLS and NASL

The latest episode of Three At The Back is available to download.

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FILM: Visualising defensive involvement in the Eredivisie

We are looking for your thoughts as we introduce a new style of data-led analysis.

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PODCAST: Three At The Back

OptaPro has launched a new podcast. You can subscribe to 'Three At The Back' on iTunes.

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BLOG: “Can he adapt to our league?”

Sam Gregory applies data to assess how players can adapt when transferred from La Liga to the Premier League.

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Bundesliga preview 2016/17

In a series of in-depth, analytical articles for StatsBomb, Dustin Ward previews the 2016/17 Bundesliga season.

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StatsBomb season previews

StatsBomb has produced a host of analytical previews ahead of the start of the 2016/17 season.

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Bill Gerrard launches ‘Winning with analytics’ blog

Experienced practitioner & academic Bill Gerrard has launched a new blog that focuses on the actionable insights of analytics.

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Vardy, Kane or Sturridge? Profiling England’s striking options

Neil Charles uses Opta data within his one-page player snapshots to assess England's striking options at Euro 2016.

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An identikit for shot selection

Garry Gelade develops quantitative descriptions of shooting locations and uses this information to classify and compare different players.

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Arguing about Marcus Rashford and young player development

Writing for StatsBomb, Ted Knutson applies data to analyse player development, focusing on Manchester United and England forward Marcus Rashford.

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