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News and analysis from the OptaPro team.

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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PODCAST: Interview with Donald Barron

Donald Barron, formerly of Leicester City, Coventry City and Norwich City is the latest guest on Three At The Back.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

NEWS: OptaPro Forum accepting proposals

Proposals are now being accepted for the 2018 OptaPro Analytics Forum.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

BLOG: 2018 OptaPro Analytics Forum – looking ahead

Ahead of the OptaPro Forum's call for proposals, we look at how the industry and the event have progressed since 2014.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

NEWS OptaPro shortlisted amongst the finalists at the Football Business Awards 2017

OptaPro is pleased to announce that its innovative ProVision tool has been shortlisted amongst the finalists at this year’s Football Business Awards.
Posted at 12:00

NEWS OptaPro to attend 3rd Annual Football Analytics and Performance Summit

OptaPro will be attending the 3rd Annual Football Analytics and Performance Summit in Amsterdam, Netherlands from the 7th – 8th of September. The event will look at the latest trends in football performance and video analysis as well as the most successful strategies for implementing analytics in the modern game.
Posted at 09:00