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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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BLOG: Kane’s World – Shots, pressure and clarity in the Premier League

Data scientist Tom Worville uses Opta's shot pressure and shot clarity qualifiers to identify the shooting habits of players in the Premier League.
Posted by Tom Worville at 00:00

BLOG: Shots, pressure, clarity and the Premier League

Shot pressure and shot clarity, two new qualifiers, are applied in this innovative analysis focusing on Premier League teams.
Posted by Tom Worville at 00:00

BLOG: Scouting for Son (part 2)

OptaPro data scientist Tom Worville analyses Son Heung-min's career in Germany before he joined Tottenham Hotspur.
Posted by Tom Worville at 00:00

BLOG: Son’s stock rising (part 1)

OptaPro data scientist Tom Worville provides an in-depth analysis of Son Heung-min.
Posted by Tom Worville at 00:00

BLOG: Expected assists in context

Tom Worville introduces the expected assists model and how the models helps to better quantify creativity.
Posted by Tom Worville at 00:00