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Relegation Falls (or, Leicester's Surpising In A Different Way This Year)

On February 14th, 2015, Leicester City were fourteenth in the Premier League, six points out of the relegation zone. This was in the middle of their streak that kept them alive for 2015-16. 483 more words


Time-to-Shot from Goal Kicks & Throw Ins

A while back, I talked about a simple, flexible metric called Time-to-Shot:

TTS looks at a particular game state and simply calculates the time – in seconds – until the team in possession makes a shot (Time To Shot For, or TTSF) and the time until their opponents make a shot (Time To Shot Against, or TTSA).

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State of the Stats 2016 Results

Over the past couple of weeks, the 2016 State of the Stats survey gathered responses from more than 200 people involved in football analytics, either professionally or as a fan. 2,859 more words

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WBBL Win Chances

The WBBL season starts in 72 hours from the time this post is published, with three games on the opening day: Hobart Hurricanes v Perth Scorchers, Adelaide Stikers v Melbourne Renegades, and Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Stars. 360 more words


Sydney is only the third team in A-League history to go four games without conceding a goal from the start of the season.

The previous team to do it, Brisbane Roar, lasted until their fifth game of the 2010-11 season, before Tom Pondeljak scored in the 51st minute for Melbourne Victory. 95 more words


2017 AFL Fixture - Prime Time Exposure

The AFL fixture for next year was released earlier today, and contains such marvels as the first games in Shanghai and Ballarat, a Good Friday game… 377 more words