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.@donoir7 discusses his experiences in football, the application of data and his approach to learning in this lates… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 19 Sep

PODCAST: Interview with former #LCFC, #SkyBlues and #NCFC analyst @donoir7. bit.ly/2wswRGV. City. https://t.co/sFtvAiz6g2 19 Sep

JOB: @SouthamptonFC are recruiting a first team analyst. bit.ly/1iYMiem. Saint. 15 Sep

Former #OptaProForum judge @soccerquant shares expert tips on submitting a proposal. bit.ly/1M5Yhhp. Advic… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 14 Sep

PODCAST: From 2016, event judge @jmyrharkins & former presenter @GregorydSam share all things #OptaProForum. bit.ly/2fij4bm. Recap. 13 Sep

Proposals are currently being accepted for the 2018 #OptaProForum. bit.ly/2gQroTi. Submit. https://t.co/YZUME283IW 12 Sep

.@EuanDewar profiles attacking output in Serie A, discussing specific teams in the competition. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Defensive? 11 Sep

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PODCAST: Interview with Donald Barron

Donald Barron, formerly of Leicester City, Coventry City and Norwich City is the latest guest on Three At The Back.

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NEWS: OptaPro Forum accepting proposals

Proposals are now being accepted for the 2018 OptaPro Analytics Forum.

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BLOG: 2018 OptaPro Analytics Forum – looking ahead

Ahead of the OptaPro Forum's call for proposals, we look at how the industry and the event have progressed since 2014.

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NEWS OptaPro shortlisted amongst the finalists at the Football Business Awards 2017

OptaPro is pleased to announce that its innovative ProVision tool has been shortlisted amongst the finalists at this year’s Football Busi...

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Vacancy at Southampton Football Club

Southampton Football Club are recruiting a first team analyst.

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Serie A-ttack!

Euan Dewar profiles attacking output across Serie A, comparing the league against other European competitions as well as analysing specific teams in this article for StatsBomb.

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Data analytics at NYCFC

Dan Fradley, NYCFC Performance Analyst, reveals how he applies data and analytics to support and influence the performances of New York City Football Club.

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Premier League defensive profiles

Mark Taylor uses Opta data to analyse defensive actions, exploring where on the pitch teams and players are making these actions.

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Advice for non-traditional data scientists

Applicable to the elite sport industry, Gordon Shotwell provides an insightful, informative blog outlining career advice for non-traditional data scientists.

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Stopping the supply: How understanding passing sequences helps win games

Adam Bate uses the sequence and possessions framework to analyse player involvement – beyond assists and key passes – in attacking moves in an article for Sky Sports.

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Norwich City are recruiting a data analyst

A recruitment data analyst position is available at Norwich City Football Club. The closing date for all applications is Friday 25th August 2017.

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“OptaPro is an extremely valuable partner for Swansea City. The breadth, detail and speed of the data has significantly enhanced our recruitment process. This high quality data combined with the additional support and expertise we’ve received has really benefitted our recruitment department.”
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Tim Henderson
Head of Technical Player Recruitment,
Swansea City Football Club