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NEWS: 2019 #OptaProForum presentations announced. Line-up. optasportspro.com/about/optapro-… https://t.co/emkTRCa5Dk 1 hours ago

Following @ATLUTD’s #MLSCup victory, the OptaPro MLS regular season review is now available to view. The analysis… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 10 Dec

JOB: The deadline to apply for the Head of Football position at OptaPro is 10th December. Leaping. optasportspro.com/about/optapro-… 6 Dec

Today sees OptaPro present at #TalentID2018, discussing how data can inform and enhance how we evaluate young playe… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 30 Nov

12 - There are 12 days until the application deadline for the OptaPro Head of Football position. Reminder. twitter.com/OptaPro/status… 29 Nov

12.6 - N'Golo Kanté is having 12.6 fewer touches (per 90) in his own half this season compared with 2017/18. Touchl… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 29 Nov

Analysing retention from throw-ins - @etmckinley from @AnalysisEvolved applies various analytical models to inform… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 28 Nov

NEWS: #OptaProSoccer to return in 2019. The second OptaPro analytics conference in North America takes place in Chi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 27 Nov

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How Liverpool built a potential champion

In an article for FiveThirtyEight, Michael Caley applies Opta data to analyse Liverpool in the lead-up to the Champions League final.

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Crosses: Lessons from Liverpool

Garry Gelade provides an in-depth analysis of crossing, focusing on Liverpool’s approach over a four-year period.

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Klopp's Liverpool: poised to make the leap

Writing for StatsBomb, Dustin Ward (@SaturdayOnCouch) provides an in-depth analysis of Liverpool's performances under Jürgen Klopp.

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Liverpool 2014/15: Zeros to Heroes

Writing for The Tomkins Times, Dan Kennett takes an analytical approach to explain Liverpool’s recent Premier League form.

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Five into two doesn't go

The latest Anfield Index Analytics podcast discusses the race for the top four positions before reviewing the 2015 OptaPro Analytics Forum.

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Creating from corners

Andrew Beasley analyses Liverpool’s approach to corners in his latest blog post.

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Interview with LFC Head of Opposition Analysis

Bob Pearce and Mihail Vladimirov interview Liverpool FC Head of Opposition Analysis, Chris Davies, for The Tomkins Times.

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