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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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JOB: Head of Performance Analysis at QPR

Queens Park Rangers are recruiting a Head of Performance Analysis.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

PODCAST: Steve Head, Charlton Athletic Football Club

Charlton Athletic Chief Scout Steve Head is the guest on the latest episode of Three At The Back.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

BLOG: How we measure pressure

Johannes Harkins examines how we analyse and quantify defensive pressure.
Posted by Johannes Harkins at 00:00

BLOG: Team performance analysis in rugby union

Neil Watson, lecturer at the University of Cape Town, assesses characteristics between winning and losing teams.
Posted by Neil Watson at 00:00
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PODCAST: OptaPro Analytics Forum

The latest OptaPro podcast offers unique insight and advice to those looking to present at the 2017 OptaPro Analytics Forum.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00