BLOG: informed scouting and recruitment at @TournoiToulon. bit.ly/1U0JtXT. Search. https://t.co/7kQGDKog0u 20 May

Attacking Thirds shown on the Pro Portal during England Vs Portugal at @TournoiToulon. Cultured. https://t.co/IKhiHM1lbA 19 May

BLOG: OptaPro live from the @TournoiToulon. bit.ly/1U0JtXT. Underway. https://t.co/EeylrP3sDz 19 May

Pro Portal being used to support real-time analysis at @TournoiToulon. Live. https://t.co/0dwGBEUdjr 18 May

.@lucyrushton12, Head of Technical Recruitment and Analysis @ATLUTD, is introduced by @DougRobersonAJC. bit.ly/1TnAD7T. Inaugural. 18 May

.@BenMackriell addresses the competing teams ahead of the 44th @TournoiToulon. Introduction. https://t.co/B2zYO1yJSc 17 May

.@simoncreasey2 in @ComputerWeekly shares an overview of #LCFC’s use of data analytics & sports science. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Thorough. 16 May

OptaPro to attend and cover the 44th @TournoiToulon. bit.ly/1WzYvIr. Potential. #Toulon16 16 May

.@jamesappell and students at Columbia University built a data-driven @MLS roster. bit.ly/1TyYj5c. Squad. https://t.co/owmMnl7QQE 10 May

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BLOG: OptaPro from the Toulon Tournament

OptaPro shares insight live from the Toulon Tournament.

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NEWS: OptaPro to cover 2016 Toulon Tournament

OptaPro will attend the 44th annual Toulon Tournament.

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GUEST BLOG: Building an MLS roster

Columbia University student James Appell discusses the process behind selecting a 20-man MLS roster.

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BLOG: Grouping team styles

Johannes Harkins conducts a cluster analysis to identify teams with similar characteristics.

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Leicester City and data analytics

Simon Creasey, writing for Computer Weekly, provides a thorough overview of Leicester City’s use of data analytics and sports science.

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Premier League 15/16 round-up: shots, disappointing giants and more

After its penultimate weekend, James Yorke provides a data-driven review of the Premier League season for StatsBomb.

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The importance of high-return shots

Garry Gelade’s latest analytical blog explores the value in making the correct shooting decisions.

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By the numbers: How the New England Revolution gain an edge together

Tim Crawford, analyst at New England Revolution, discusses the role of analytics at the MLS team in an article for the official league website.

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Meet the woman behind Atlanta United’s data

Doug Roberson, writing for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, introduces Head of Technical Recruitment & Analysis at Atlanta United FC Lucy Rushton.

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