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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12 Oct, 2023

What can we learn about the goalkeeping market from data?

12 Oct, 2023

Alex Stewart looks at goalkeeping transfers and asks whether paying more guarantees success

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01 Sep, 2023

Goalkeeper Chains: How and Why

01 Sep, 2023

Neel Shelat expands on his previous piece to examine why teams utilise goalkeepers in build-up and what that can tell us about team styles

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24 Aug, 2023

Otten Innovation Cup: The Rules, like the times, are changing

24 Aug, 2023

Stevphen Shukaitis attends the tournament trialling potential new rules for football and ponders whether they are, in fact, a good thing

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22 Aug, 2023

Do goalkeeper statistics reflect individual ability or team performance?

22 Aug, 2023

Eduin Latimer looks at how well goalkeeping metrics isolate from team performances and whether that can shed light on transfers for the position Manchester United’s £43m gamble Manchester United have a new goalkeeper. They spent £43m, the third highest fee ever paid for a goalkeeper, to purchase Andre Onana...

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21 Jul, 2023

The Genesis of Goalkeeper Chains

21 Jul, 2023

Neel Shelat introduces the concept of goalkeeper chains and asks why it has become vogue in some tactical set ups

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19 Jul, 2023

Renovating the Cottage: why Fulham’s recruitment matters and who they should target

19 Jul, 2023

Mohamed Mohamed casts an eye over Fulham and shows why an understanding of playing style is key to planning recruitment

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27 May, 2023

Timing is Everything: De Zerbi’s Brighton

27 May, 2023

Jamie Scott looks at an interesting facet of how Roberto De Zerbi has Brighton playing

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15 May, 2023

Tuchel at Bayern: Raising the Floor

15 May, 2023

Jamie Scott analyses the Champions League winning coach with work to do in Bavaria Thomas Tuchel’s arrival at Bayern Munich has seen him replace Julian Nagelsmann, a similarly experimental, progressive German coach. Both coaches speak openly about their tactics, and it is clear to see how their teams have...

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