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JOB: OptaPro is expanding the team and is recruiting a Head of Football, reporting directly to the Head of OptaPro.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 19 Nov

BLOG: Frenkie de Jong on song. In his first article for OptaPro, @NilsMackay applies a range of analytical metrics… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 16 Nov

JOB: Leicester City is recruiting a Head of Football Analytics. The deadline for applications is Friday 30th Novemb… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 9 Nov

Inside @gloucesterrugby – OptaPro gets behind-the-scenes insights from the Premiership club’s performance analysis… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 9 Nov

4.9 – the xG overperformance of Serie A top scorer Krzysztof Piątek this season. The Polish striker is also the 2nd… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 9 Nov

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BLOG: The art of crossing

Garry Gelade provides a written version of his 2017 OptaPro Analytics Forum presentation.
Posted by Garry Gelade at 00:00

VIDEO: Dennis Lock delivers guest talk at OptaPro Forum

The Miami Dolphins Director of Analytics delivers a talk on integrating analytics within elite sport.
Posted by Dennis Lock at 00:00

VIDEO: William Spearman presents at the OptaPro Forum

William Spearman combines Opta data and tracking data in his presentation that showcases a passing probability model.
Posted by William Spearman at 00:00

VIDEO: Neil Charles presents at the OptaPro Forum

Neil Charles presents on Expected Goals, focusing on defining different teams' optimal shooting zones.
Posted by Neil Charles at 00:00

VIDEO: David Perdomo Meza presents at the OptaPro Forum

David Perdomo Meza’s OptaPro Forum presentation looks into passing network motifs in the Premier League.
Posted by David Perdomo Meza at 00:00