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VACANCY: Norwich City are recruiting a senior first team performance analyst. bit.ly/2K3lgkz. Canary. #ncfc 10 hours ago

GUEST BLOG: @GarryGelade showcases a new data-driven approach to inform how we evaluate players in 1v1 situations.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 18 Apr

The latest episode of Three At The Back sees @Wolves Sporting Director Kevin Thelwell discuss his role in detail, s… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 17 Apr

PODCAST: #WWFC Sporting Director Kevin Thelwell is the guest on this latest episode of #ThreeAtTheBack.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 16 Apr

WATCH: @thewonderofmu delivers an #OptaProForum presentation analysing how teams concede chances.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 12 Apr

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NEWS: OptaPro powering Les Bleus

OptaPro has continued its collaboration with the French National Football and Rugby Union teams.
Posted by Thibault Richetta at 16:53

NEWS: Scout7 integrate OptaPro data in new Player Performance Reel

Scout7 have launched a new Player Performance Reel in conjunction with OptaPro.
Posted by Simon Farrant at 12:28

NEWS: Sydney FC commits to OptaPro

Sydney FC have reaffirmed their commitment to advanced performance analysis by becoming the first Australian soccer side to integrate OptaPro performance data into their SportsCode software package.
Posted by Simon Farrant at 11:34

BLOG: Possession(s)

An attempt to redefine possession statistics, and analysis of Premier League teams.
Posted by Sam Green at 14:13

BLOG: England's Batting Conundrum

By using Opta’s vast cricket database, we can look at how England’s current batsmen performed in the last 3 Test series in the sub-continent. We can also effectively evaluate the options for England at the top of the order to replace the retired Andrew Strauss in a number of ways.
Posted by Danny StQuinton at 15:04