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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: Carry on dribbling

Tom Worville discusses a metric to help quantify how well players can progress with the ball at their feet.
Posted by Tom Worville 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

GUEST BLOG: Exploring data analysis in rugby union

Neil Watson, lecturer in Statistical Sciences at the University of Cape Town, discusses the applications of data analysis in rugby union.
Posted by Neil Watson at 00:00
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NEWS: OptaPro to present at GSS 2016 International Conference

Tom Worville and Ryan Bahia are representing OptaPro at the Government Statistical Conference in Manchester.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

PODCAST: Data-led analysis in MLS and NASL

The latest episode of Three At The Back is available to download.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00
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