FILM: Gegenpress tactics are analysed using the sequence framework. Dortmund. youtu.be/A5sf04n1sC8 22 Jun

Using the sequence framework, @BVB's tactics are assessed under Jürgen Klopp and Thomas Tuchel. Analysis. youtu.be/A5sf04n1sC8 19 Jun

.@mixedknuts introduces and discusses a more considered approach to evaluate passing ability. bit.ly/1Hnj29V. Distribute. 15 Jun

‘Why underdogs do better in hockey than basketball’ – @voxdotcom assess how well sports measure skill. Variance. youtube.com/watch?v=HNlgIS… 13 Jun

Taken from the OptaPro Portal, we share some brief highlights from this year’s @TounoiToulon.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 9 Jun

.@Worville applies sequence data to the 2016/17 Premier League season. bit.ly/2qZh0Zu. Involvement. https://t.co/r947vLVV0h 8 Jun

BLOG: @jmyrharkins introduces the possessions model and discusses applications of ‘sequences’.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 6 Jun

.@jmyrharkins introduces and discusses the possessions model that underpins this analysis from @Worville.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 6 Jun

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BLOG: OptaPro at the Toulon Tournament

This short article shares some highlights from this year's Toulon Tournament.

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BLOG: Sequences and the Premier League

Tom Worville applies sequence data to the 2016/17 Premier League season.

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BLOG: Introducing a possessions framework

Johannes Harkins introduces the Opta possessions model and discusses the applications of 'sequences'.

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NEWS: OptaPro to cover 2017 Festival International Espoirs de Provence (Toulon Tournament)

OptaPro will be attending the 45th annual Festival International Espoirs de Provence, which takes place from 29th May 29th until 10th June.

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Why underdogs do better in hockey than basketball

Created by Vox, this film focuses on how well certain sports measure skill. In other words, how confident can we be that outcomes in a sport reflect true differences in skill?

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Where will T20 cricket go next?

Writing for ESPN Cricinfo, Jarrod Kimber discusses the increasing influence of data across T20 cricket – and by extension, in international cricket.

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Online analysts survey: Favourite articles of 2016/17

Mark Thompson (@EveryTeam_Mark) shares a list of the most popular analytical articles from the past season following an online survey.

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Performance analyst podcast with Scunthorpe United’s Harry Jamieson

Scunthorpe United head performance analyst Harry Jamieson discusses his role and the use of data within professional football with Paul Riley on the Different Game podcast.

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Shots and goals: quality, expectations and context

Keith Lyons provides a comprehensive resource reviewing literature across introductions to analytics, shots and expected goals.

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