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Inside @ussoccer – OptaPro speaks with @Ross_Moses to discuss the federation’s recent hackathon and wider use of da… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 7 hours ago

Information on submitting a proposal for the 2019 #OptaProForum. Full announcement can be found here:… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 9 hours ago

WATCH: From the 2018 #OptaProForum, @LukeBornn delivers the guest talk, discussing the application of advanced anal… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 20 Sep

JOB: two data analyst positions in our data science and analytics team are currently available. One post is in Lond… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 19 Sep

ANNOUNCEMENT: The 2019 #OptaProForum will take place on Wednesday 6th February. Diary. optasportspro.com/about/optapro-… 19 Sep

This analysis also includes @Torvaney's original #OptaProForum submission and final presentation slides. Resources. twitter.com/OptaPro/status… 18 Sep

BLOG: Counting across borders - @Torvaney’s #OptaProForum analysis from February showcases an approach to reduce ri… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 18 Sep

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GUEST BLOG: The challenges faced by Football League Clubs in devising and executing an overseas player identification and recruitment strategy

With over seven years of experience in recruitment and scouting, Chris Badlan shares the challenges of an overseas recruitment strategy.
Posted by Chris Badlan at 00:00

PODCAST: January transfer window

This episode of Three At The Back focuses on how clubs approach the January transfer window and a discussion on previous January transfers.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

BLOG: Influencing from within

Rob Mackenzie discusses how to use data to support and inform decision-making within football clubs.
Posted by Rob Mackenzie 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: “Can he adapt to our league?”

Sam Gregory applies data to assess how players can adapt when transferred from La Liga to the Premier League.
Posted by Sam Gregory at 00:00