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Analytics, changing the way we interact with football

<a href="www.sportsnet.ca/soccer/soccer-analytics-premier-league/"></a>Now that analytics is just starting to gain some mainstream attention in the soccer world it inevitably has its detractors, and with detractors comes misinformation and misunderstanding. So it is important to answer the questions of what soccer analytics is and how should it be used?

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MLS Goal of the Year Dashboard

Steve Fenn uses Tableau, MLS goal footage and Opta shooting data to create a great interactive goal visualistaion tool.

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The search for intelligent life

Nate Silver looks at the current analytical state of play in US sport.

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'Leading the line': The Scout7 newsletter

The latest magazine from Scout7, featuring an interview with the KNVB's Max Reckers, Chris Anderson and Leicester City's Rob Mackenzie.

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Can players game the system?

Rob Carroll discusses whether data-led KPIs can help or hinder overall performance.

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The future of football - How teams will win 10 years from now

Richard Whittall introduces 21st Club's 'Future of Football' series of blogs.

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