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The final session of the day at the #OptaProKonferenz is a panel featuring Elliott Williams (Brighton & Hove Albion…… 3 hours ago

Head of OptaPro @BenMackriell follows up on @GregorydSam's FC 04 Schalke case study. Here Ben showcases how video a…… 4 hours ago

.@GregorydSam shares two examples of where FC 04 Schalke win the ball back on the pitch depending on game-state. Pr…… 5 hours ago

OptaPro data scientist @GregorydSam is presenting a case study on FC Schalke 04, focusing on game-state and style o…… 5 hours ago

In today's second presentation, Steven Houston shares insights and lessons from his time at both HSV and Chelsea. H…… 7 hours ago

In the opening presentation, Elliott Williams (recruitment analyst, Brighton and Hove Albion) provides examples of…… 8 hours ago

Philipp Obloch (OptaPro Lead, Northern Europe) gets the #OptaProKonferenz underway. Welcome. 8 hours ago

Today sees the second #OptaProKonferenz take place. Return. 10 hours ago

Final preparations are being made ahead of tomorrow's #OptaProKonferenz in Cologne. Alaaf. 21 Mar

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GUEST BLOG: Building an MLS roster

Columbia University student James Appell discusses the process behind selecting a 20-man MLS roster.
Posted by James Appell at 00:00

BLOG: A new way to assess aerial performance

Todd Kingston applies the Elo rating system to assessing aerial ability in Major League Soccer.
Posted by Todd Kingston at 00:00

NEWS: Devin Pleuler leaves OptaPro to join Toronto FC

Devin Pleuler leaves OptaPro to join Toronto FC as their Manager of Analytics.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

FILM: Opta, MLS and New England Revolution

Presented by adidas, this film showcases Opta's work with MLS and New England Revolution.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 10:00

BLOG: OptaPro in MLS

How OptaPro is changing the beautiful game -an insight into how Opta data has changed MLS.
Posted by Harley Lillywhite at 15:46