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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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BLOG: 2018 Champions League final – an analytical preview

Andy Cooper uses Opta data to highlight areas which may influence Liverpool and Real Madrid's tactical approach to the final.
Posted by Andy Cooper at 00:00

BLOG: How PSV changed their playing style and got back to winning ways

Michiel Jongsma applies Opta data to analyse how PSV changed their style of play to regain the Eredivisie crown.
Posted by Michiel Jongsma at 00:00

BLOG: Shot clarity and shot pressure

First-time shots, shot clarity and shot pressure are now qualifiers within the Opta database. This post explains more about how these qualifiers are collected.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

NEWS: OptaPro and TruMedia Networks win Best Elite Performance Technology at Yahoo! Sports Technology Awards

ProVision tool is winner at 2018 Sports Technology Awards
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00
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GUEST BLOG: The challenges faced by Football League Clubs in devising and executing an overseas player identification and recruitment strategy

With over seven years of experience in recruitment and scouting, Chris Badlan shares the challenges of an overseas recruitment strategy.
Posted by Chris Badlan at 00:00