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JOB: OptaPro is expanding the team and is recruiting a Head of Football, reporting directly to the Head of OptaPro.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 19 Nov

BLOG: Frenkie de Jong on song. In his first article for OptaPro, @NilsMackay applies a range of analytical metrics… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 16 Nov

JOB: Leicester City is recruiting a Head of Football Analytics. The deadline for applications is Friday 30th Novemb… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 9 Nov

Inside @gloucesterrugby – OptaPro gets behind-the-scenes insights from the Premiership club’s performance analysis… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 9 Nov

4.9 – the xG overperformance of Serie A top scorer Krzysztof Piątek this season. The Polish striker is also the 2nd… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 9 Nov

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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

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