Tag Archives: statistics

Mapping football data

Flowing Data link in to a visualisation of football data that shows the areas on the pitch where goal assists were made. The visual is not that surprising, but it does suggest the widespread harvesting and use of data in … Continue reading

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Football and statistics

I’ve been reading the weekly secret footballer in The Guardian. Last Saturday the column, which is written by an anonymous premier league footballer, described the growing use of statistics in football. The description was of a game that was being … Continue reading

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