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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

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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NEWS: Mike Fitzgerald of Arizona Diamondbacks to deliver guest talk at 2019 OptaPro Analytics Forum

Director of Research and Development at MLB’s Arizona Diamondbacks, will deliver the guest talk at the 2019 Forum.
Posted by Andy Cooper at 00:00

News: OptaPro Analytics Forum 2019 presentations announced

The six presentations and three posters have been confirmed ahead of the 2019 OptaPro Forum.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

NEWS: Pedro Marques of SL Benfica to participate in Q&A at 2019 OptaPro Analytics Forum

SL Benfica’s youth technical director, Pedro Marques, will return to the 2019 OptaPro Analytics Forum to participate in a Q&A session.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

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