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VACANCY: Norwich City are recruiting a senior first team performance analyst. bit.ly/2K3lgkz. Canary. #ncfc 20 Apr

GUEST BLOG: @GarryGelade showcases a new data-driven approach to inform how we evaluate players in 1v1 situations.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 18 Apr

The latest episode of Three At The Back sees @Wolves Sporting Director Kevin Thelwell discuss his role in detail, s… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 17 Apr

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GUEST BLOG: A new metric for evaluating 1v1 ability

Garry Gelade applies an analytical approach to assessing ability in 1v1 situations.
Posted by Garry Gelade at 00:00
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VIDEO: Freddie Wilson presents at OptaPro Analytics Forum

Freddie's presentation uses clustering techniques to analyse how certain defences concede chances, and the particular chances they are more vulnerable to.
Posted by Freddie Wilson at 00:00

BLOG: Clustering playing styles in the modern day full-back

Mark Carey and Mladen Sormaz provide a write-up of their OptaPro Analytics Forum poster presentation.
Posted by Mark Carey and Mladen Sormaz at 00:00

BLOG: ProVision series – a closer look at the Danish Superliga

TruMedia Networks' Paul Carr uses ProVision to deliver this analysis focusing on the Danish SuperLiga.
Posted by Paul Carr at 00:00

VIDEO: Marek Kwiatkowski presents at OptaPro Analytics Forum

Marek’s presentation focuses on a personalised expected goals model, to help provide additional context in using this metric.
Posted by Marek Kwiatkowski at 00:00