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A snapshot showcasing the average age of Unai Emery’s previous teams alongside Arsenal over the past five seasons.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 15 hours ago

BLOG: An analytical preview of the #UCLFinal, and how width may be crucial in this match. Flank. optasportspro.com/about/optapro-… 19 hours ago

BLOG: In his debut blog for OptaPro, @andycoops83 analytically previews the 2018 UEFA Champions League final. Showp… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 24 May

Head of OptaPro @BenMackriell is participating in a panel discussion on the global transfer market at today's… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 23 May

Congratulations to both @abhinavr8 and @KubaMichalczyk on securing the first @NYAsports fellowships. Future. twitter.com/OptaPro/status… 22 May

OptaPro is attending #SportsDataLondon today and tomorrow. Get in touch if you'd like to meet at the conference. Breakout. 22 May

BLOG: @JongsmaJongsma has looked into how PSV changed their style of play in 2017/18 to regain the Eredivisie crown… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 16 May

Since the beginning of the 2017/18 season, ‘shot clarity’ and ‘shot pressure’ are qualifiers that have been added t… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 10 May

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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