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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: OptaPro German Conference takes place

Over 50 analysis and recruitment staff from a range of clubs gathered at Signal Iduna Park for the inaugural OptaPro German Conference.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00
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BLOG: Expected Goals in context

This blog serves as an update of Sam Green's original article that introduced expected goals.
Posted by Sam Gregory at 00:00

NEWS: OptaPro expands data science team

Tom Worville and Sam Gregory join OptaPro.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00
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NEWS: OptaPro launches Rugby Hub

A new analytical resource from OptaPro in partnership with Replay Analysis.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00

NEWS: OptaPro Analytics Forum accepting entries

Proposals can now be submitted for the 2015 OptaPro Analytics Forum.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 10:00