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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: Analytics Forum judge Devin Pleuler in Twitter Q&A on 21/11/2014

Opta Advanced Data Analyst Devin Pleuler to lead a Twitter Q&A ahead of the #OptaProForum proposal deadline.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 12:00

NEWS: Opta presenting at Sportdata & Performance Forum in Berlin

Opta will present at this year's Sportdata & Performance Forum.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 12:15

BLOG: Visualising football analysts on Twitter

Neil Charles shares a social graph showcasing some of Twitter's most influential football analysts.
Posted at 16:00

FILM: OptaPro’s John Coulson in panel discussion at Doha GOALS 2014

OptaPro's John Coulson was invited to Doha GOALS 2014 to be part of a panel discussion on data in sport.
Posted at 15:00
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GUEST BLOG: S3R - a better a KPI for goalkeepers

Garry Gelade, founder of Business Analytic, guest blogs for OptaPro, sharing his analysis on evaluating goalkeepers' performances.
Posted by Garry Gelade at 13:15