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WATCH: From the 2018 #OptaProForum, @LukeBornn delivers the guest talk, discussing the application of advanced anal… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 12 hours ago

JOB: two data analyst positions in our data science and analytics team are currently available. One post is in Lond… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 19 Sep

ANNOUNCEMENT: The 2019 #OptaProForum will take place on Wednesday 6th February. Diary. optasportspro.com/about/optapro-… 19 Sep

This analysis also includes @Torvaney's original #OptaProForum submission and final presentation slides. Resources. twitter.com/OptaPro/status… 18 Sep

BLOG: Counting across borders - @Torvaney’s #OptaProForum analysis from February showcases an approach to reduce ri… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 18 Sep

BLOG: The latest OptaPro rugby union analysis focuses on Chris Ashton, and the unique assets he could bring if reca… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 17 Sep

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BLOG: Counting across borders

Ben Torvaney's 2018 OptaPro Analytics Forum presentation provides a unified model for the effect of league and age on player output.
Posted by Ben Torvaney at 00:00

NEWS: OptaPro launches the 2019 OptaPro Analytics Forum

Proposals are now being accepted for the 2019 OptaPro Analytics Forum.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

VIDEO: Freddie Wilson presents at OptaPro Analytics Forum

Freddie's presentation uses clustering techniques to analyse how certain defences concede chances, and the particular chances they are more vulnerable to.
Posted by Freddie Wilson at 00:00

BLOG: Clustering playing styles in the modern day full-back

Mark Carey and Mladen Sormaz provide a write-up of their OptaPro Analytics Forum poster presentation.
Posted by Mark Carey and Mladen Sormaz at 00:00

VIDEO: Marek Kwiatkowski presents at OptaPro Analytics Forum

Marek’s presentation focuses on a personalised expected goals model, to help provide additional context in using this metric.
Posted by Marek Kwiatkowski at 00:00