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VACANCY: Recruitment data analyst position available at @NorwichCityFC. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Canary. 12 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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Film: Reading FC present at the OptaPro German Conference

Jason Lawson, head of recruitment and analysis at Reading FC, delivers a presentation on his club's approach to opposition scouting and analysis.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

BLOG: Expected assists in context

Tom Worville introduces the expected assists model and how the models helps to better quantify creativity.
Posted by Tom Worville at 00:00

PODCAST: How data can inform tactical selections

OptaPro's Ben Mackriell and Tom Worville share how they would apply performance data when playing under a particular philosophy.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

FILM: Leicester City present at OptaPro German conference

First-team analysts Andrew Blake and Peter Clark showcased their approach to using data to assess upcoming opponents.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

NEWS: OptaPro expands team in Asia

OptaPro has appointed Ian Stewart, who will lead operations in Asia.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00