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  • 20 February 2015 : Could Sport Outsource Player Recruitment? (1 Comment)
    The following headline appeared on the BBC website during the week; Mark Warburton: Brentford boss rejects increased statistics use, the article goes onto quote the Brentford boss; "He (the owner) wants recruitment to be [More...]

  • 19 February 2015 : Characteristics of an Effective Learning Environment (2 Comments)
    In the past Bolton have even recorded their team meetings; where the players sit, their posture, their interaction, anything to gain an edge. The most important element of any analysis is [More...]

  • 12 February 2015 : Pigeons, Ageing Teams and Parking The Bus (No Comments)
    It's a week since the 2nd Opta Pro Forum took place in London. The event was great last year which you can read about here. This year there were a [More...]

  • 21 January 2015 : OptaPro Analytics Forum 2015 (No Comments)
    The OptaPro Analytics Forum takes place on Feb 5th, this is an invite only event and offers a unique platform for the most talented amateur analysts, bloggers and academics working with football data [More...]

  • 19 January 2015 : The Wider Context of Performance Analysis (No Comments)
    Show me the results of notation analysis, not the notational analysis results (Hayes 97). The recent edition of IJPAS contained the following paper 'The wider context of performance analysis and its application [More...]