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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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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