TransferLab Suggests an England Best XI For Gareth Southgate against Germany

Jon Mackenzie uses TransferLab to build a potential starting XI for England’s Round of 16 match against Germany. Perhaps this is the case whenever football fans are involved, but for England, the story of the European Championship so far has been selection issues. And it’s not hard to see...

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Grimsby Town Sign Up to TransferLab

Analytics FC are excited to announce that Grimsby Town have signed up to TransferLab, our online football data scouting tool.  TransferLab is a cutting–edge software solution developed in a unique collaboration between Analytics FC and financial and business analysts LCP helping football clubs improve and simplify their recruitment decisions.  Despite suffering relegation from the Football League last...

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Haley Bugeja: The Maltese Prodigy

Yash Thakur digs into the data for one of the up-and-coming stars of women’s football. Aged just 17, Haley Bugeja was awarded the Best Young Player of the Year award in last season’s Serie A Femminile.  In many respects, Bugeja came out of nowhere. Touted as a prodigy back...

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22 Jun, 2021

Rotherham United Subscribe to Analytics FC’s TransferLab Platform

22 Jun, 2021

Analytics FC are pleased to announce that Rotherham United have signed up to TransferLab for the upcoming season. TransferLab is a data-scouting software solution, helping football clubs to incorporate cutting-edge data models into their recruitment decisions. In recent seasons, Rotherham have found themselves moving between the Championship and League One...

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Mexico: A Rich Source of Recruitment for European Clubs?

Alex Mahoney of 44SPORTS explains how fertile a source of recruitment Liga MX in Mexico could be for European clubs. Despite a handful of high-profile transfers to Europe from the Mexican league (Liga MX) and consistently solid performances of the Mexican National Team at virtually every World Cup, Mexican...

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Developing New Metrics: Set Piece Delivery

Josh Hobbs looks at another novel metric generated by TransferLab. 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...

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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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08 Jun, 2021

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

08 Jun, 2021

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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07 Jun, 2021

TransferLab’s Bundesliga Team of the Season 20/21

07 Jun, 2021

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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02 Jun, 2021

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

02 Jun, 2021

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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