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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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PODCAST: OptaPro Analytics Forum

The latest OptaPro podcast offers unique insight and advice to those looking to present at the 2017 OptaPro Analytics Forum.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

NEWS: 2017 OptaPro Analytics Forum accepting proposals

Proposals can now be submitted to present at the 2017 OptaPro Analytics Forum.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

VIDEO: Sam Jackson presents at the OptaPro Analytics Forum

Sam Jackson showcases a new metric to evaluate a goalkeeper's ability to deal with crosses.
Posted by Sam Jackson at 00:00

VIDEO: Sam Gregory presents at the OptaPro Analytics Forum

Sam Gregory explores the value of variation in attack in the Premier League.
Posted by Sam Gregory at 00:00

VIDEO: Joel Salamon presents at the OptaPro Analytics Forum

Joel explores the characteristics of players who received minutes earlier in their careers.
Posted by Joel Salamon at 00:00