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What If There's A Percentage Tie?

This year has been one of the closest seasons in years at the top of the table, with there being a very real possibility of Sydney, Adelaide, Geelong, and Hawthorn all finishing the season with 17 wins and 5 losses, meaning percentage decides the entire top four. 1,043 more words

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The Final Countdown - Round 17

Six weeks to go.

There are six weeks left in the home and away season for 2016, and the finals permutations are insane.

There’s a total of six teams on either 12 or 11 wins, and North Melbourne has gone from 9-0 to a risk of missing the finals. 813 more words

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Round 15 Stats Highlights

Numbers were scarce this weekend with only 6 games, it meant that only four of the Top 100 game players played, and only six of the Top 100 goal kickers took part and two of these… 306 more words

The Best Goalkeeper at Euro 2016

The UEFA European Championships are in full swing at the moment, and there has been all sort of statistical analysis on about it. Mine are rather simplistic by comparison, but should go some way to determining the best goalkeeper at Euro 2016. 583 more words

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AFL Round 10 Statistical Highlights

Despite three Top 10 players who competed in Round 10 scoring no goals, there was plenty of movement amongst those who scored 2 or more goals: 208 more words

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Time to Tiki-Taka

Speaking to Bild this week, Giovanni Trapattoni is quoted criticising Pep’s style at Bayern Munich:

For me there’s too much possession. Tick, tack, tick, tack. Tuck, tuck, tuck.

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Time-To-Shot

Expected goals, in all its forms, lets us measure the danger of a shot. There are increasingly many non-shots expected goals models that go beyond this, measuring the danger of the attacks that build up to shots, or beyond, to cover all the different situations that can occur in a game. 2,281 more words

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