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.@OptaPro will host a panel tomorrow at #SAC17 with @soccerquant, Ben Stevens (@CPFC head of performance analysis)… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 17 hours ago

.@EuanDewar and @EveryTeam_Mark co-author this data-driven article that explores Manchester City's impressive start… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 22 hours ago

The latest #ThreeAtTheBack episode outlines further information on @scout7football becoming part of OptaPro.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 17 Nov

Following the acquisition, the #ThreeAtTheBack pod discusses this in further detail, along with a conversation on c… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 17 Nov

.@GregorydSam shares his thoughts and experiences on breaking into the sports analytics industry. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Career. 6 Nov

OptaPro will be at @Leaders_Insight next week. Get in touch if you’d like to meet at the event. Conference. twitter.com/Leaders_Insigh… 3 Nov

BLOG: @GregorydSam explores crediting players for their involvement in dangerous sequences. bit.ly/2yjIErVtwitter.com/i/web/status/9… 1 Nov

BLOG: @GregorydSam discusses quantifying player involvement in build-up play beyond traditional statistics.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 1 Nov

Head of performance analysis Joe Carnall leads a behind-the-scenes tour with the #DCFC analysis team. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Rams. 31 Oct

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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.
Posted by Tom Worville at 00:00

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.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

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.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

NEWS: OptaPro expands team in Asia

OptaPro has appointed Ian Stewart, who will lead operations in Asia.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

PODCAST: Introduction to sequences and possessions

Featuring the OptaPro data science team, the latest episode of Three At The Back is now available to download.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00