. @andymcgeady reviews #SSAC15 for @IrishTimes. bit.ly/1pQn7HT. Revival. 52 minutes ago

Here’s another chance to view @WillTGM’s #OptaProForum presentation. bit.ly/1GLqauv. Peg. 17 hours ago

For @guardian_sport Andy Bull discusses the analytical approach taken by the England cricket team. bit.ly/1pQn7HT. Net. 19 hours ago

We’re at the Melbourne Sports Analytics Innovation Summit this week, let us know if you’d like to meet. bit.ly/1CoUPiw. Conference. 23 hours ago

FILM: Square pegs for square holes. @WillTGM’s presentation from the #OptaProForum. bit.ly/1GLqauv. Cluster. 3 Mar

Looking forward to participating in today’s #SSAC15 panel (11:40 EST), ‘Three at the back: accelerating pace of soccer analytics’. Libero. 27 Feb

. @experimental361 shares an update of his dominance & effectiveness graphics of all Football League clubs. bit.ly/1pQn7HT. Visual. 27 Feb

Three at the back: accelerating the pace of soccer analytics: panel debate featuring @gusmcnab at #SSAC15. bit.ly/17tRyl8. Sweeper. 26 Feb

Another chance to view @GarryGelade’s #OptaProForum presentation, ‘Goals change games’. bit.ly/1achVgd. Intensity. 26 Feb

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NEWS: OptaPro attending Melbourne Sports Analytics Innovation Summit

We are attending Melbourne's Sports Analytics Innovation Summit on 4-5 March.

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FILM: OptaPro Forum: Square pegs for square holes

Will Gürpınar-Morgan delivers a presentation on the use of data to support recruitment strategies.

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NEWS: Angus McNab to feature on MIT Sloan Analytics Conference soccer panel

OptaPro's Angus McNab is on the four-person soccer analytics panel at the Sloan Analytics Conference.

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FILM: OptaPro Forum presentation: Goals change games

Garry Gelade’s presentation from the OptaPro Analytics Forum, 'Goals change games', can now be viewed online.

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Sloan Analytics Conference shows influence of statistics on US sport

Having attended the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference last month, Andy McGeady reviews the event for The Irish Times.

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Cricket’s great data debate: art v science

Taken from The Spin, the Guardian’s weekly cricket email, Andy Bull discusses England’s use of analytics and its influence on performance.

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Football League update: dominance and effectiveness

Ben Mayhew provides a February update to his attacking and defensive effectiveness graphics of all Football League sides.

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Premier League round up: Pulis, Pardew and Southampton’s frustrations

In his weekly feature for StatsBomb, James Yorke analyses the latest round of Premier League fixtures.

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CIES monthly report: tomorrow’s stars

The CIES Football Observatory’s second monthly report focuses on talent scouting and experience capital, identifying some of Europe’s most promising young players.

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