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News and analysis from the OptaPro team.

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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BLOG: Analysing footballers’ decisions in and around the penalty box

A write-up of Martin Eastwood's OptaPro Analytics Forum poster presentation.
Posted by Martin Eastwood at 00:00

VIDEO: Will Gürpinar-Morgan presents at the OptaPro Forum

Will Gürpinar-Morgan’s presentation identifies and assesses team-level strategies
Posted by Will Gürpınar-Morgan at 00:00

BLOG: 2017 OptaPro Analytics Forum review

A review and reflection of the 2017 OptaPro Analytics Forum.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

NEWS: OptaPro Forum guest speaker announced

Dennis Lock, Director of Analytics at the Miami Dolphins, will deliver the guest talk at the 2017 OptaPro Analytics Forum.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

NEWS: OptaPro Forum presentations announced

The six speakers and five poster presentations have been announced for the 2017 OptaPro Analytics Forum.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00