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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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PODCAST: Introduction to sequences and possessions

Featuring the OptaPro data science team, the latest episode of Three At The Back is now available to download.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

FILM: A statistical analysis of Borussia Dortmund

The OptaPro Sequence framework underpins this data-driven analysis of Borussia Dortmund.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

BLOG: Sequences and the Premier League

Tom Worville applies sequence data to the 2016/17 Premier League season.
Posted by Tom Worville at 00:00

BLOG: Introducing a possessions framework

Johannes Harkins introduces the Opta possessions model and discusses the applications of 'sequences'.
Posted by Johannes Harkins at 00:00

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