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Analytics FC is regularly featured in national and international media. We also produce and commission research and publish content of our own which explores advances in football analytics and provides genuine insight into the future of big data in the football industry.

The Modern Centre Forward in the Women’s Game

Abdullah Abdullah looks at how the role of the centre forward is changing within women’s football. European football has a new name on its Champions League trophy. Last month, Barcelona Femini thrashed Chelsea Women 4-1 and in the process became the first team other than Olympique Lyon Feminin to...

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TransferLab’s Ligue 1 Team of the Season 20/21

James Nalton builds a team of the season for Ligue 1 using TransferLab. There’s no doubt that the 2020-21 Ligue 1 team of the season was Lille. Christophe Galtier’s side prevented Paris Saint-Germain from winning four league titles in a row for the second time in their history. But...

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TransferLab’s Bundesliga Team of the Season 20/21

Luke Griffin builds a Premier League team of the season using TransferLab. It’s been a very enjoyable Bundesliga season. While the title race wasn’t as competitive as you’d probably like, the race for the European spots was tight and the relegation battle went down to the final day. Werder Bremen’s...

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TransferLab’s Premier League Team of the Season 20/21

Josh Hobbs builds a Premier League team of the season using TransferLab. With the domestic season over in Europe’s top five leagues, teams of the season have been doing the rounds. Sky Sports pundits, Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville caused plenty of discussion about their picks, not least for...

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27 May, 2021

Analytics FC Partner with ECA as Part of the ‘Be a Changemaker’ Strategy

27 May, 2021

Analytics FC are pleased to announce a ground-breaking new service partnership with the European Club Association (ECA). The partnership is focused on Women’s football clubs within the ECA’s network. The ECA’s membership spans over 230 clubs, including Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, Borussia Dortmund, Napoli, Ajax and Lyon. As part of...

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Introducing Virtual Scout

In recent times, with the increasing availability of technology and the advent of Coronavirus, the traditional approaches to scouting have changed. Whilst live scouting still plays an important part in the recruitment process, new methods are becoming available to reduce the number of live scouting trips and to save...

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Maram AlBaharna Joins Analytics FC

Analytics FC are pleased to announce that Maram AlBaharna has joined the company as Senior Player Analyst and Data Consultant. Melding together analytic expertise with a keen eye for visualisation, Maram has quickly become an invaluable part of our team, especially as we have started to become inundated with...

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Lauren Hemp: the 20-Year-Old Ready to Step on the World Stage

Jessy Parker Humphreys takes a look at one of the players who tore up the Women’s Super League this season.  Ahead of Manchester City’s Champions League quarter-final against Barcelona, Reshmin Chowdhury asked Karen Carney to comment on Lauren Hemp. “She pretty much retired me,” said Carney. “We were at the...

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Developing New Metrics: Switching the Play

In this series, Josh Hobbs explores some of the novel metrics we have been able to develop using the TransferLab algorithm. One of the perennial problems using data to analyse football is the discrepancy that exists between those with the ability to manipulate data and those who understand what is taking...

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Smartcoach signs up to TransferLab API Connect data service

Analytics FC are delighted to announce a new partnership with Smartcoach. The collaboration sees Smartcoach plug into Analytics FC’s TransferLab API Connect service which will allow them to fully integrate TransferLab data into their new opposition analysis platform through an easy-to-use data API feed. In conjunction with our development partners...

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