It’s the UK General Election week and any comparison between the unpredictable nature of the British political landscape and the unpredictable nature o…
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I forgot to plug this in the past couple of weeks but my colleagues at Twenty3, Daniel Girela and David Perdomo Meza, were at the Barcelona Analytics C…
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It’s 2 July, 2004. In front of camera flashes, José Mourinho says “I think I’m a special one.” It’s 10 June, 2013. José Mourinho tells the press at his…
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The analytics ‘movement’ gets a lot of stick sometimes (although generally from people who are never going to give it much credit anyway it must be sai…
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G’day. This’ll be a significantly more ‘newsletter-y’ newsletter owing to the fact that, writing this on Monday evening, I’m very tired. Leicester City…
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A quick note that my Twenty3 colleagues’ presentation on ‘How to break down a set defence’ from the StatsBomb conference on Innovation in Football is a…
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Before we start, a quick note that the paper for mine and my Twenty3 colleagues’ StatsBomb conference project on ‘How to break down a set defence’ is a…
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A quick note before we start. A couple of weeks ago my Twenty3 colleagues presented some research we’d done on ‘How to break down a set defence’ at the…
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This past Friday was the StatsBomb Innovation in Football conference (I think I’ve remembered the official name right…), a fun day at Stamford Bridge l…
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Apologies if this post is a little less structured or visual than usual, illness has struck me down but commitment to newslettering keeps me going. You…
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Somewhere in the EA Sports FIFA offices, youngsters with coding degrees and Masters in Angry Birds are adding ‘the Kevin de Bruyne cross’ to next year’…
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Hey there subscribers. May I ask that you follow this link to a google form and fill in the short form there? It’s just a tickbox about the last few ne…
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