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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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BLOG: OptaPro Forum: Attacking free-kicks: cross or shot?

Daniel Barnett converts his OptaPro Forum presentation on attacking free-kicks into a blog post.
Posted by Daniel Barnett at 00:00

FILM: OptaPro Forum: Beyond shots

Daniel Altman presents his development of metrics to quantify scoring opportunities.
Posted by Daniel Altman at 00:00

FILM: OptaPro Forum: Square pegs for square holes

Will Gürpınar-Morgan delivers a presentation on the use of data to support recruitment strategies.
Posted by Will Gürpınar-Morgan at 00:00

FILM: OptaPro Forum presentation: Goals change games

Garry Gelade’s presentation from the OptaPro Analytics Forum, 'Goals change games', can now be viewed online.
Posted by Garry Gelade at 00:00

BLOG: OptaPro Analytics Forum 2015: a review

The second OptaPro Analytics Forum took place on 5th February 2015 at Birkbeck, University of London.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00