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

Die OptaPro Konferenz geht in Deutschland in die zweite Runde #OptaProKonferenz. Namenssch…… 14 Mar

NEWS: OptaPro to return to Germany to host its second #OptaProKonferenz. Namensschilder. 14 Mar

The most probable result - @GarryGelade shares an intuitive way of showcasing expected goals data from a single mat…… 13 Mar

.@Worville completes the second analysis in this two-part series focusing on Son Heung-min. This article focuses on…… 9 Mar

BLOG: @Worville uses Opta data to analyse the early phase of Son Heung-min’s career, focusing on his time in German…… 8 Mar

BLOG: Part 2/2 - @Worville follows up this analysis by exploring Son Heung-min’s early playing career in Germany.…… 8 Mar

BLOG: Head of OptaPro @BenMackriell shares his thoughts on #SSAC18. Cheers. 7 Mar

A Q&A with @NYAsports following the launch of their football analytics fellowship scheme (deadline for applications…… 5 Mar

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Consistency the key for last season's pass master Ozil

Detailed Opta stats show Arsenal playmaker the most productive passer in the 2013/14 campaign

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The value of the high press in soccer

Michael Caley shares his views on the adoption of a high press in football for an article in The Washington Post.

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Marseille: The Bielsa Press Quantified

Another installment of Colin Trainor's press intensity series. In this piece he focuses on Marseille's start to the season under Marcelo Bielsa.

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Central Winger: How to measure a player's influence through touches

An article by Devin Pleuler analysing the correlation between a players position on the pitch and their influence on the game.

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The High Press: Manager Tendencies and where AVB went wrong

Colin Trainor continues to measure the intensity of teams' high press, this time looking at the effect that individual managers have on a team.

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In the Future: No one will talk about football analytics

Richard Whittall predicts a change in how the media covers analytics as it becomes the norm in football.

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