06 Sep, 2021

Analytics FC in the Media: Vedomosti Cover Dynamo Moscow Partnership

06 Sep, 2021

Analytics FC made an appearance in the Russian media this week when Andrey Vasiliev wrote about our new partnership with Russian Premier League leaders, Dynamo Moscow. His article, titled Players Measured by Data: how algorithms are helping to evaluate football players, mentioned how in August 2021, Analytics FC announced...

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03 Aug, 2021

Victor Orta Talks About Analytics FC’s Role in the Dan James Transfer

03 Aug, 2021

With Dan James becoming the record transfer at Leeds United, Victor Orta has spoken about the role Analytics FC played in bringing the Welshman to Elland Road. Speaking to Sky Sports, the Director of Football at Leeds United talked about a bespoke report he requested from Analytics FC back...

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Analytics FC in the Media: SheKicks.net Profiles TransferLab

This week, SheKicks.net – one of the premier outlets covering women’s football – profiled TransferLab on their website. You can read the full article here. In the article, Jen O’Neill sets out the situation for data analysis in the women’s game, concluding that “Women’s football is in desperate need...

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02 Apr, 2021

Analytics FC in the Media: Jeremy Steele Interview with the Yorkshire Evening Post

02 Apr, 2021

Last week, Analytics FC CEO, Jeremy Steele, was interviewed by the Yorkshire Evening Post to talk about Leeds United subscribing to the TransferLab API Connect service. Speaking to Graham Smyth, the Evening Post’s Chief Football Writer, Steele said: “It’ll be interesting to see what they come up with. It...

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Analytics FC in the Media: Jeremy Steele Interview with the Liverpool Echo

This week, Analytics FC CEO, Jeremy Steele, was interviewed by the Liverpool Echo for a piece exploring Liverpool FC’s use of data in the transfer market. Speaking to Dave Powell, the Echo’s Business of Football Writer, Steele said: “If you have a bad transfer window it can be the...

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In the press: Messi’s walking for FiveThirtyEight

In June, I managed to fulfil something of a personal dream of mine and write for FiveThirtyEight about Messi’s walking as a phenomenon. The piece was based largely on research by Luke Bornn, who has been described as the “high priest” of sports analytics, and Javier Fernandez, who works...

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In the press: Goal-stopping for the Ringer

In February, I wrote a piece for the Ringer called “David De Gea Shouldn’t Be This Good“. The piece is about the effect of the Spaniard on Manchester United this season, almost single-handedly dragging them into 2nd place. Goalkeepers play an almost completely different sport to their team-mates, and...

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In the Press: Goal-scoring for the Ringer

In January, I wrote a piece for the Ringer called “Raheem Sterling Proves That Everything You Know About Goal-Scoring Is Wrong”. The piece is about the making of a consistent goal-scorer in elite football and what is most important. Using an augmentation of a traditional expected goals model, inspired by...

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