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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 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

FILM: The right fit? Assessing managerial style

Managerial style is analysed in this analytical film, with particular focus paid to Arsène Wenger, Rafael Benitez and Tony Pulis.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00
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BLOG: 12 of the best in 2016

A look back at some of the most innovative and applicable analysis from 2016.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

BLOG: Beyond the strike

In his first guest blog for OptaPro, John Robertson introduces a new metric to assess batting performance.
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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