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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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GUEST BLOG: A new metric for evaluating 1v1 ability

Garry Gelade applies an analytical approach to assessing ability in 1v1 situations.
Posted by Garry Gelade at 00:00
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BLOG: The art of crossing

Garry Gelade provides a written version of his 2017 OptaPro Analytics Forum presentation.
Posted by Garry Gelade at 00:00

GUEST BLOG: The final ball

Garry Gelade visualises assists and final balls across Europe's big five leagues.
Posted by Garry Gelade at 00:00

FILM: OptaPro Forum presentation: Goals change games

Garry Gelade’s presentation from the OptaPro Analytics Forum, 'Goals change games', can now be viewed online.
Posted by Garry Gelade at 00:00

GUEST BLOG: S3R - a better a KPI for goalkeepers

Garry Gelade, founder of Business Analytic, guest blogs for OptaPro, sharing his analysis on evaluating goalkeepers' performances.
Posted by Garry Gelade at 13:15