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News and analysis from the OptaPro team.

. @GarryGelade’s latest analysis explores the value in making the correct shooting decisions. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Hopeful. 30 Apr

Stuart Lancaster visited our Leeds office this week and spoke with collection manager Conor Tyndall. Coach. https://t.co/E4iRTL5gYb 27 Apr

.@SaturdayOnCouch uses key statistics to analyse teams ahead of the Champions & Europa League semi-finals. bit.ly/1Hnj29V Standout. 26 Apr

Analyst @RevsTimC discusses the implementation of analytics at New England Revolution. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Edge. 26 Apr

Students from Columbia University use data to build a 20-man MLS roster from scratch. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Assignment. 20 Apr

.@TeleFootball speaks with #WHUFC’s Rory Campbell, technical analyst & scout, on analytics in football. bit.ly/1iYMiem. Irons. 18 Apr

.@mixedknuts applies data to discuss shot quality and decision-making in his latest StatsBomb article. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Pop. 13 Apr

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NEWS: OptaPro to work with Australian Rugby Union (ARU)

The ARU announces Opta as its official data and statistics provider.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

BLOG: Assessing aerial performance across European leagues

Todd Kingston's Elo ratings work in Major League Soccer is applied to European leagues.
Posted by Todd Kingston at 00:00

VIDEO: Sam Jackson presents at the OptaPro Analytics Forum

Sam Jackson showcases a new metric to evaluate a goalkeeper's ability to deal with crosses.
Posted by Sam Jackson at 00:00

VIDEO: Sam Gregory presents at the OptaPro Analytics Forum

Sam Gregory explores the value of variation in attack in the Premier League.
Posted by Sam Gregory at 00:00

VIDEO: Joel Salamon presents at the OptaPro Analytics Forum

Joel explores the characteristics of players who received minutes earlier in their careers.
Posted by Joel Salamon at 00:00