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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 2016 accepting entries

The OptaPro Analytics Forum is accepting proposals until 18th October 2015 for the February 2016 event.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

BLOG: OptaPro Forum – what are clubs looking for?

Premier League and Championship clubs share potential abstract ideas ahead of the OptaPro Analytics Forum.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

BLOG: Tips for submitting to the OptaPro Forum (part 2)

Further advice from Chris Anderson for those submitting to the OptaPro Forum.
Posted by Chris Anderson at 00:00

BLOG: Tips for submitting to the OptaPro Forum (part 1)

In the first of this two-part blog, Chris Anderson shares his advice for submitting proposals to the OptaPro Forum.
Posted by Chris Anderson at 00:00

FILM: OptaPro Forum: Breaking down the possession game of FC Bayern

Abel Lorincz delivers a presentation analysing the passing networks of FC Bayern Munich.
Posted by Abel Lorincz at 00:00