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11 Feb 2019

Evolving Use of Data in Football

Jon Musgrave - Articles, Data - 0 comments

Last month when Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa was implicated in “spying” on a Derby County training session he responded by conducting an hour long PowerPoint presentation which at times looked more like market research debrief than a football press conference. This was a clever move by Bielsa as it quickly moved the story on…

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2 Nov 2017

A Game of Two Halves (And a Lot of Other Numbers)

Jon Musgrave - General - 1 comment

“He’s probably not been this excited since FIFA 17 came out on PlayStation. But Ian Cathro is about to find out what football’s like in the real world.” This was, ex-Scotland Striker, Kris Boyd’s opinion as Ian Cathro was appointed Hearts manager in 2016.  Whilst he may have had a point about the difficulty of…

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