11 May, 2024

How do you assess the value of an Academy?

11 May, 2024

Casey Evans investigates how defining and analysing the difference between internal and external return on investment can lead to valuable insights about how to measure and value football academies

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22 Apr, 2024

Stade Brestois: Ligue 1’s quiet overachievers

22 Apr, 2024

Neel Shelat assesses how a small team from France is exemplifying the European trend of overachievement this season

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18 Apr, 2024

Winning the centre – football’s most important battle

18 Apr, 2024

Dharnish Iqbal takes a look at how what teams can and cannot do in the middle of the pitch is a strong indicator of the effectiveness of an overall tactical approach and the ability to solve problems

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16 Apr, 2024

When Teams Have Nothing To Play For

16 Apr, 2024

Jason McKenna analyses how a strange end-of-season phenomenon affects the output of teams with 'nothing to play for'

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10 Apr, 2024

Success on Multiple Fronts: FC København’s Rest Attack

10 Apr, 2024

Neel Shelat analyses Danish team FC København and how their aggressive positioning has helped them balance domestic and continental demands

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08 Apr, 2024

Expected Impact: A New Way to Measure Substitutions

08 Apr, 2024

Sammy Lander has worked as a substitution coach for Wimbledon and consulted for Brighton and Hove Albion and the US Men's National Team; here he shares a method for measuring the impact of players coming off the bench

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21 Mar, 2024

Controlled Chaos: Everton’s Set Piece Chance Creation

21 Mar, 2024

Mohamed Mohamed looks at how an Everton team struggling to create in open play have cleverly used set pieces to fashion chances effectively instead

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13 Mar, 2024

Squad Depth and ‘Bench Players’: Contribution and Strategy

13 Mar, 2024

Analytics FC Head of Context Alex Stewart revisits a concept considered in a previous post and digs into squad composition and what bench players bring to their teams

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30 Jan, 2024

Do international players earn more?

30 Jan, 2024

Analytic FC Head of Content Alex Stewart looks at the impact being capped has on player valuations and earning capacity, and asks what that means for players who can choose to represent a number of different nations

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04 Jan, 2024

Market analysis: player trading in Ligue 2

04 Jan, 2024

Analytics FC Head of Content and lead analyst Alex Stewart looks at trends in player sales in the French second tier

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