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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 Analytics Forum presentations announced

We are delighted to announce the 10 presentations for the 2015 OptaPro Analytics Forum, taking place on 5th February in central London.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

NEWS: Tracking data now included in OptaPro Forum

Premier League tracking data can now be requested in submissions for the OptaPro Analytics Forum.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 15:00

NEWS: The OptaPro Analytics Forum 2015 - Abstract Deadline Extended to December 14th

We're working on an exciting new element to the 2015 OptaPro Analytics Forum.
Posted by Simon Farrant at 00:00

FILM: 'Please stop applauding diagonal cross-field passes'

A chance to view Colm McMullan's presentation from the 2014 Analytics Forum ahead of the 2015 proposal deadline.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 13:00

NEWS: OptaPro Analytics Forum accepting entries

Proposals can now be submitted for the 2015 OptaPro Analytics Forum.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 10:00