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News and analysis from the OptaPro team.

JOB: two data analyst positions in our data science and analytics team are currently available. One post is in Lond…… 19 hours ago

ANNOUNCEMENT: The 2019 #OptaProForum will take place on Wednesday 6th February. Diary.… 19 Sep

This analysis also includes @Torvaney's original #OptaProForum submission and final presentation slides. Resources.… 18 Sep

BLOG: Counting across borders - @Torvaney’s #OptaProForum analysis from February showcases an approach to reduce ri…… 18 Sep

BLOG: The latest OptaPro rugby union analysis focuses on Chris Ashton, and the unique assets he could bring if reca…… 17 Sep

#OptaProForum - the deadline for submissions is Monday 15th October. Notice.… 16 Sep

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BLOG: OptaPro in MLS

How OptaPro is changing the beautiful game -an insight into how Opta data has changed MLS.
Posted by Harley Lillywhite at 15:46

NEWS: OptaPro covering 2014 Toulon Tournament

Opta will be collecting full-level performance data from the entire 2014 Toulon Tournament.
Posted by Simon Farrant at 09:18

NEWS: OptaPro integration with Nacsport platform

Fully integrated Opta data into Nacsport's advanced professional analysis platform.
Posted by Simon Farrant at 11:19

BLOG: Augmenting free-kick data for more meaningful results

Why free-kick success doesn't tell the whole story: avoiding the pitfalls of a small sample size.
Posted by Devin Pleuler at 16:36

GUEST BLOG: An alternative analysis of Key Passes

Colin Trainor mines OptaPro's Premier League Key Pass data in order to glean greater meaning.
Posted by Colin Trainor at 10:35