Topical blogs and articles

A showcase of some of the best data analysis from across the web.

The venue for the first OptaPro German Conference. Westfalenstadion. https://t.co/Bw2NzZ4IVQ 6 hours ago

Interesting Links

RSS Feed
 

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12   Clear Search

How Everton dealt with Swansea City's passing threat

Using the Opta-powered Stats Zone app, the We Are Premier League blog analysed how Everton were able to force the Swans' creative players to drop deeper in search of the ball, thus limiting their attacking threat.

Click here to view article
Pocket

Forget everything you think you know about goal kicks

Jared Young, writing for American Soccer Analysis, offers an in-depth analysis of whether long goal kicks are beneficial in Major League Soccer.

Click here to view article
Pocket

Measuring dribbling skill

Nils Mackay draws on Tom Worville’s OptaPro analysis on ‘Carries’ in this latest article looking at ball progression.

Click here to view article
Pocket

Time of possession in the EPL

Courtesy of the brilliant 'Power of Goals' blog, author Mark Taylor investigates whether the popular 'Time of Possession' statistic is actually meaningless when establishing a team's overall performance during a game.

Click here to view article
Pocket

Passing and game state

Writing for StatsBomb, Dustin Ward assesses the impact of game state on how a team passes and progresses the ball.

Click here to view article
Pocket

Crosses: Lessons from Liverpool

Garry Gelade provides an in-depth analysis of crossing, focusing on Liverpool’s approach over a four-year period.

Click here to view article
Pocket

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12   Clear Search