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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.

La revolución de los contratos

“El pasado 7 de abril, una estrella mundial como Kevin de Bruyne renovó con el Manchester City de la mano de su padre, un abogado y dos analistas. Ni rastro de representantes. Una medida antinatural dentro de un mundo del fútbol plagado de agentes desde hace 40 años. De Bruyne pudo mostrarle al City, a través...

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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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Finding a New Defensive Midfielder for Lyon

Abdullah Abdullah uses TransferLab to suggest ways in which Sonia Bompastor could solve Lyon’s personnel crisis in defensive midfield. Much has been made of Olympique Lyon’s downfall in recent months and an overhaul of sorts is expected in the summer. The first signs of this overhaul have appeared early;...

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Developing New Metrics: Blocking Crosses

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 place on a football pitch. Where data scientists will be able to build models or scrutinise the numbers, they...

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04 May, 2021

Pavel Gognidze joins Analytics FC

04 May, 2021

Analytics FC are pleased to announce that Pavel Gognidze has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. He will also take a seat on the board. Pavel brings with him a wealth of football and entrepreneurial experience, having spent the last 18 months as CEO of Pafos FC in...

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Developing New Metrics: Cutbacks

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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Quantifying Defence: Pass Prevention and Shot Prevention

Aditya Kothari looks at the ways tracking data can be used to quantify defending more effectively. The most commonly available data today are events data, and more specifically, on-ball data. When it comes to off-ball events, the kind of data available from a defensive point of view are tackles, interceptions,...

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How Premier League Stars Can Use Statistics To Boost Their Careers

“As the end of the season approaches, many Premier League players will be thinking of the next steps in their career, whether that’s moving to a new club or signing a new contract. But with money tighter than normal following a season-and-a-half of empty stadiums, players might need to...

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Inside De Bruyne’s data report: Sancho comparison and impact of playmaker’s possible City exit crucial to new deal

“You probably didn’t sense it, but the tectonic plates upon which the foundations of how transfers and contract negotiations within football take place shifted slightly this week. “It’s rare the news of a player signing a new contract or moving to a new team will cause such a disturbance....

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