Friday August 24, 2012
Explaining the MCFC Analytics formation and player position key.
Tuesday August 21, 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.
Thursday August 16, 2012
On August 17th, the eve of the 2012-13 Premier League Season, we are proud to launch MCFC Analytics, a game-changing approach to data sharing that aims to support and inspire the growing football analytics community.
Tuesday August 14, 2012
Ravi Ramineni, lead contributor for onfooty.com, has used Opta data to analyse Villarreal's disastrous 2011/2012 season in comparison to their impressive 2010 season. He uses some revolutionary data visualisations to effectively show the difference in performance.
Wednesday August 8, 2012
Mark Taylor, from The Power of Goals blog, returns with a new guest blog for OptaPro on how best to quantify chance creation.