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A showcase of some of the best data analysis from across the web.

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

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Football wind maps

Neil Charles (@neilcharles_uk) takes an innovative approach to visualising passing data, taking inspiration from dynamic wind maps.

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Visualising football data

Martin Eastwood showcases a new way to visualise a player's statistics, as he explores an alternative to using radar maps.

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What can Tracab data provide analysts?

Brian Prestidge combines Opta data with ChyronHego tracking data in these analytical visualisations.

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The Patterns of Penalties

A brilliant interactive penalty visualisation from the Wall Street Journal, using Opta data.

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