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In his debut blog for OptaPro, data scientist @WillTGM analyses central defender passing trends in the Premier Leag… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 17 Jan

VACANCY - we are recruiting a data scientist, who will work across @OptaPro & @OptaSuit. Opportunity. performgroup.com/careers/data-s… 16 Jan

Fantastic to have @WillTGM join the team. We'll be publishing Will's first blog for OptaPro this week, which explor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 14 Jan

Valuing passes – @GarryGelade considers how passing performance can be evaluated using a Pass Reward model. Vision. optasportspro.com/about/interest… 10 Jan

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Arguing about Marcus Rashford and young player development

Writing for StatsBomb, Ted Knutson applies data to analyse player development, focusing on Manchester United and England forward Marcus Rashford.

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StatsBomb season previews

In early August StatsBomb produced a range of analytical previews ahead of the start of many European seasons.

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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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