VACANCY: Recruitment data analyst position available at @NorwichCityFC. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Canary. 17 Aug

Ahead of the Premier League season, @StatsBomb have again published a host of analytical team previews. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Fixture. 10 Aug

FILM: Jason Lawson, head of recruitment & analysis at Reading FC, presents at the #OptaProKonferenz.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 9 Aug

PODCAST: @BenMackriell & @Worville discuss playing philosophies and how data can feed into team selection.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 3 Aug

The #ThreeAtTheBack pod explores how data is integrated within a playing philosophy and in picking a team.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 3 Aug

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Film: Reading FC present at the OptaPro German Conference

Jason Lawson, head of recruitment and analysis at Reading FC, delivers a presentation on his club's approach to opposition scouting and a...

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BLOG: Expected assists in context

Tom Worville introduces the expected assists model and how the models helps to better quantify creativity.

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PODCAST: How data can inform tactical selections

OptaPro's Ben Mackriell and Tom Worville share how they would apply performance data when playing under a particular philosophy.

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FILM: Leicester City present at OptaPro German conference

First-team analysts Andrew Blake and Peter Clark showcased their approach to using data to assess upcoming opponents.

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Norwich City are recruiting a data analyst

A recruitment data analyst position is available at Norwich City Football Club. The closing date for all applications is Friday 25th August 2017.

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StatsBomb 2017/18 season previews

A host of analysts have contributed to the in-depth statistical team previews ahead of the 2017/18 Premier League season.

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North American sports culture helping MLS clubs buy into analytics

This ESPN article explores how analytical processes are being integrated by MLS teams across both analysis and recruitment.

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Visualising football data

Martin Eastwood showcases a new way to visualise a player's statistics, as he explores an alternative to using radar maps.

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How the New York Mets use data and analytics

Featured in SportTechie, this article provides insight into the data-driven culture at the New York Mets.

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Dropbox - football analytics

Ray Hamill (@FinerMargins) has compiled and categorised a comprehensive catalogue that links to useful football analytics resources.

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