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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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NEWS: OptaPro releases 2018 MLS regular season review

Applied league-wide analysis, at team and player level, is made available publicly for the first time
Posted by Andy Cooper at 00:00

NEWS: #OptaProSoccer returns in 2019

OptaPro’s North American soccer analytics conference will take place in Chicago during January.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

VACANCY: Head of Football position at OptaPro

Deadline for applications is 10th December 2019.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00
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BLOG: Frenkie de Jong on song

In his debut OptaPro blog, Nils Mackay applies data to analyse the performances of Frenkie de Jong.
Posted by Nils Mackay at 00:00

CASE STUDY: Interview with Darren Lewis, Gloucester Rugby, Head of Performance Analysis

A behind-the-scenes insight into the first team analysis processes at the Premiership Rugby club.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00