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.@AlexRathke provides a write-up of his #OptaProForum poster, an in-depth analysis of corners across Europe. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Float. 7 hours ago

Featuring comment and insight from @MC_of_A, @mixedknuts & @11tegen11. Community. twitter.com/OptaSuit/statu… 8 hours ago

.@the_spearman combines Opta data and tracking data to showcase a passing model at the #OptaProForum. Probability. youtube.com/watch?v=0dbVAg… 29 Mar

The latest OptaPro podcast discusses data within German football after the OptaPro conference in Dortmund.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 29 Mar

#OptaProForum - @the_spearman presents a passing probability model that combines event and tracking data. Ping. youtube.com/watch?v=0dbVAg… 29 Mar

FILM - @the_spearman showcases a passing probability model at the 2017 #OptaProForum. Thread. youtube.com/watch?v=0dbVAg… 29 Mar

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GUEST BLOG: Shooting activity - the most is not always the best

Following on the insightful Sam Green analysis on shooting, this paper investigates shooting attempts at big-5 league level since 2009/10. The goal is to determine to what extent shots and goals are correlated to club results in each of the five major European leagues over the four last seasons.

GUEST BLOG: Insights from the brand new CIES Football Observatory Annual Review 2012

The seventh edition of the CIES Football Observatory Annual Review is now available. This publication unveils the logics of success in the five major European leagues using a novel and unique "demo-technic" approach. The latter combines the study of players' demographic profile and their on-pitch performances both on an individual and collective level.
Posted by Raffaele Poli at 14:19

GUEST BLOG: Player turnover - Best practices at big-5 league level by Raffaele Poli

The hectic schedule of football competitions implies that player turnover is a hot topic in the professional game. This paper compares strategies followed by big-5 league clubs according to their last season’s results and allows us to highlight best practices in this area.
Posted by Raffaele Poli at 09:26