Squad management strategies, super subs, and the importance of a strong bench

Analytics FC Managing Director, Jeremy Steele, explores some squad planning strategies with an EFL Head Coach and shares some interesting areas to exploit using TransferLab data …… We’d like to let you into a conversation we had recently with a well known English Football League Head Coach. We were...

Read more

Player Performance “Exchange Rate”: Reducing Transfer Risk

Reducing transfer risk is a big part of any player recruitment strategy, and one of the biggest risk factors is the uncertainty about players transferring skills from one league to another. Analytics FC Managing Director, Jeremy Steele, delves deeper into the idea of “excahange rates” in relation to on pitch...

Read more

Age Curves 2.0: A New Approach to Projecting Player Potential

‘Just how good is this 21 year old striker going to be in 5 years?’ ‘Has our 26 year old full back already peaked?’ ‘Should we be giving our 32 year old centre back a contract extension?’ Talk about a million dollar question – foresight in football is worth several times that given the...

Read more
18 Jun, 2019

Who are the most “clutch” goalscorers in football?

18 Jun, 2019

Analytics FC Managing Director, Jeremy Steele, explores performance under pressure, how it can be measured and and who the “go to guys” are in Football.  Firstly, it’s important for those who don’t watch American sports to explain what the term “clutch” in the our article title means. The term...

Read more