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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

Ben provides some examples of how this phases of play work can effectively be applied, with a specific focus on the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 9 Jan

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GUEST BLOG: The challenges faced by Football League Clubs in devising and executing an overseas player identification and recruitment strategy

With over seven years of experience in recruitment and scouting, Chris Badlan shares the challenges of an overseas recruitment strategy.
Posted by Chris Badlan at 00:00

PODCAST: January transfer window

This episode of Three At The Back focuses on how clubs approach the January transfer window and a discussion on previous January transfers.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

BLOG: Influencing from within

Rob Mackenzie discusses how to use data to support and inform decision-making within football clubs.
Posted by Rob Mackenzie at 00:00

PODCAST: Steve Head, Charlton Athletic Football Club

Charlton Athletic Chief Scout Steve Head is the guest on the latest episode of Three At The Back.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

BLOG: “Can he adapt to our league?”

Sam Gregory applies data to assess how players can adapt when transferred from La Liga to the Premier League.
Posted by Sam Gregory at 00:00