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A showcase of some of the best data analysis from across the web.

VACANCY: Recruitment data analyst position available at @NorwichCityFC. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Canary. 11 hours ago

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

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The frustrating promise of analytics: Football has a left-handed-pitcher problem

Mike Goodman, writing for Grantland, uses a baseball pitching analogy to provide an excellent overview of data analysis and its applications within football.

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Hockey analytics needs more theory, not just more data

With applications across all sports, @Draglikepull explores subjectivity and how teams are working with data in an article on SB Nation.

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My data analysis toolkit

Data analyst Neil Charles answers a host of questions about his preferred analytical software.

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