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JOB: Leicester City is recruiting a Head of Football Analytics. The deadline for applications is Friday 30th Novemb… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 9 Nov

Inside @gloucesterrugby – OptaPro gets behind-the-scenes insights from the Premiership club’s performance analysis… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 9 Nov

4.9 – the xG overperformance of Serie A top scorer Krzysztof Piątek this season. The Polish striker is also the 2nd… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 9 Nov

JOBS: Positions in the data science team at OptaPro are available. Location is flexible (Perform Content has office… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 8 Nov

Heracles have adapted their playing style in @eredivisie this season, which has resulted in an increase in attackin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 3 Nov

BLOG: Following their strong start to the @eredivisie season, OptaPro evaluates how Heracles have adapted their pla… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2 Nov

In this @BBCSport feature, Scottish Rugby’s lead performance analyst @gavinvaughan1 provides an insight into opposi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 31 Oct

In this article for @SkySports, @ghostgoal applies Opta data and the sequence framework to provide a detailed analy… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 30 Oct

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BLOG: Examining Heracles’ strong start to the Eredivisie season

OptaPro evaluates the key factors behind the Dutch club's strong start to 2018/19.
Posted by Andy Cooper at 00:00

CASE STUDY: Managing player pathways at KNVB

An insight into how OptaPro is supporting the Dutch federation's national teams.
Posted by Andy Cooper at 00:00
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BLOG: Analysing the Vitality Blast’s final four (part two)

The second instalment of OptaPro's Vitality Blast Finals Day data-driven preview.
Posted by Andy Cooper at 00:00

BLOG: Analysing the Vitality Blast’s final four (part one)

OptaPro takes a detailed look at the key match-ups between Lancashire Lightning and Worcestershire Rapids.
Posted by Andy Cooper at 00:00

VIDEO: OptaPro panel discussion at Sports Analytics World Series

OptaPro discuss the use of data to analyse and understand performance with analysts from Rugby Australia and New Zealand cricket.
Posted by Andy Cooper at 00:00