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Ahead of the Premier League season, @StatsBomb have again published a host of analytical team previews. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Fixture. 10 Aug

FILM: Jason Lawson, head of recruitment & analysis at Reading FC, presents at the #OptaProKonferenz.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 9 Aug

PODCAST: @BenMackriell & @Worville discuss playing philosophies and how data can feed into team selection.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 3 Aug

The #ThreeAtTheBack pod explores how data is integrated within a playing philosophy and in picking a team.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 3 Aug

FILM: @LCFC_Analysis present at the #OptaProKonferenz on opposition analysis. Preparation. youtube.com/watch?v=3FyhlB… 31 Jul

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Matthew Benham says he hates the term Moneyball

The Brentford owner speaks about the misunderstanding around statistical analysis in football.

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Number crunching: why analytics still adds up at Brentford

Writing for the Guardian, Sean Ingle explores the place of analytics in professional football.

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Interview with Brentford FC’s co-directors of football

FILM: Brentford FC co-directors of football Phil Giles and Rasmus Ankersen give an interview on their roles and long-term planning at the Championship club.

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