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Part of this analysis was informed by @GarryGelade’s presentation at the 2017 #OptaProForum, and can be read here:… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 14 hours ago

Writing for @guardian_sport, @seaningle applies Opta data to analyse the impact of crossing and target men in the P… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 14 hours ago

NEWS: @devinpleuler of @torontofc to participate in an on-stage Q&A session at the 2018 #OptaProForum. bit.ly/2mZA4pU. Audience. 17 hours ago

Thank you to everyone who attended #OptaProSoccer yesterday. Talks from the event will soon be available. Presentations. 18 Jan

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Analytics, changing the way we interact with football

<a href="www.sportsnet.ca/soccer/soccer-analytics-premier-league/"></a>Now that analytics is just starting to gain some mainstream attention in the soccer world it inevitably has its detractors, and with detractors comes misinformation and misunderstanding. So it is important to answer the questions of what soccer analytics is and how should it be used?

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MLS Goal of the Year Dashboard

Steve Fenn uses Tableau, MLS goal footage and Opta shooting data to create a great interactive goal visualistaion tool.

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The search for intelligent life

Nate Silver looks at the current analytical state of play in US sport.

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Can players game the system?

Rob Carroll discusses whether data-led KPIs can help or hinder overall performance.

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The future of football - How teams will win 10 years from now

Richard Whittall introduces 21st Club's 'Future of Football' series of blogs.

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'Leading the line': The Scout7 newsletter

The latest magazine from Scout7, featuring an interview with the KNVB's Max Reckers, Chris Anderson and Leicester City's Rob Mackenzie.

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