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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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BLOG: Partenopei: an in-depth analysis of S.S.C. Napoli

Tom Worville applies a possessions model to produce an in-depth analysis of Serie A side Napoli.
Posted by Tom Worville at 00:00

VIDEO: Neil Charles presents at the OptaPro Forum

Neil Charles presents on Expected Goals, focusing on defining different teams' optimal shooting zones.
Posted by Neil Charles at 00:00

NEWS: OptaPro to host conference in Germany

OptaPro will host a football analytics conference in Germany for the first time, taking place at Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, on 23rd March.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00
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VIDEO: David Perdomo Meza presents at the OptaPro Forum

David Perdomo Meza’s OptaPro Forum presentation looks into passing network motifs in the Premier League.
Posted by David Perdomo Meza at 00:00

BLOG: Analysing footballers’ decisions in and around the penalty box

A write-up of Martin Eastwood's OptaPro Analytics Forum poster presentation.
Posted by Martin Eastwood at 00:00