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In his debut blog for OptaPro, data scientist @WillTGM analyses central defender passing trends in the Premier Leag… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 17 Jan

VACANCY - we are recruiting a data scientist, who will work across @OptaPro & @OptaSuit. Opportunity. performgroup.com/careers/data-s… 16 Jan

Fantastic to have @WillTGM join the team. We'll be publishing Will's first blog for OptaPro this week, which explor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 14 Jan

Valuing passes – @GarryGelade considers how passing performance can be evaluated using a Pass Reward model. Vision. optasportspro.com/about/interest… 10 Jan

Ben provides some examples of how this phases of play work can effectively be applied, with a specific focus on the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 9 Jan

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Bundesliga preview 2016/17

In a series of in-depth, analytical articles for StatsBomb, Dustin Ward (@SaturdayOnCouch) previews the upcoming 2016/17 Bundesliga season.

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Bundesliga at the break: Bayern and Dortmund

Dustin Ward (@SaturdayOnCouch), writing for StatsBomb provides unique insight into the performances of Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund this season.

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StatsBomb season previews

In early August StatsBomb produced a range of analytical previews ahead of the start of many European seasons.

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The Bundesliga is the most exciting league in the world

In an article for SB Nation, Michael Caley uses Opta data to explore what makes Bundesliga matches so exciting.

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