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NEWS: OptaPro to support @BirkbeckBEI with football analytics module on the Sport Management and the Business of Fo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 18 hours ago

BLOG: With @J_League resuming following the World Cup, OptaPro takes a closer look at the key standout performers s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 18 Jul

‘The state of soccer technology and innovation’ – this insightful @SportTechie series with a range of practitioners… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 17 Jul

#ThreeAtTheBack - The OptaPro podcast explores how analysts at international federations approach major tournaments… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 11 Jul

NEWS: OptaPro is attending @simai2018 in Rome today, delivering a presentation on the application of data models &… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 4 Jul

BLOG: Ahead of tonight’s T20 international, OptaPro have looked into the potential tactics which could influence th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 3 Jul

This @SportTechie article discusses how access to technology and data in the dugout may influence decision-making a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 3 Jul

A data-driven analysis of Mexico with a focus on their performances in the #WorldCup group stages. Counter. optasportspro.com/about/optapro-… 2 Jul

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BLOG: Introducing a possessions framework

Johannes Harkins introduces the Opta possessions model and discusses the applications of 'sequences'.
Posted by Johannes Harkins at 00:00

BLOG: How we measure pressure

Johannes Harkins examines how we analyse and quantify defensive pressure.
Posted by Johannes Harkins at 00:00

BLOG: Germany Vs France - an analytical preview

Johannes Harkins uses Opta data to preview and analyse the second Euro 2016 semi-final.
Posted by Johannes Harkins at 00:00

BLOG: Grouping team styles

Johannes Harkins conducts a cluster analysis to identify teams with similar characteristics.
Posted by Johannes Harkins at 00:00

BLOG: Take him on

Johannes Harkins analyses the attacking impact of take-ons in the Premier League.
Posted by Johannes Harkins at 00:00
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