Thursday September 6, 2012
The Manchester City Analytics project has been live for nearly three weeks now. Over 5000 people have received the data, and we have started seeing some early examples of data analysis being presented.
We wanted to give some context to our motivation in providing this data release and explain what Opta and Manchester City hope to see develop as the project matures.
Thursday August 30, 2012
Ravi Ramineni returns with a follow up post to his previous OptaPro guest blog, and attempts to quantify the impact of Santi Cazorla on a side.
Friday August 24, 2012
Explaining the MCFC Analytics formation and player position key.
Tuesday August 21, 2012
The seventh edition of the CIES Football Observatory Annual Review is now available. This publication unveils the logics of success in the five major European leagues using a novel and unique "demo-technic" approach. The latter combines the study of players' demographic profile and their on-pitch performances both on an individual and collective level.
Thursday August 16, 2012
On August 17th, the eve of the 2012-13 Premier League Season, we are proud to launch MCFC Analytics, a game-changing approach to data sharing that aims to support and inspire the growing football analytics community.