EPL Manager Index - The Update | Wenger still top, Pochettino 2nd!

EPL Manager Index - The Update | Wenger still top, Pochettino 2nd!

Due to work and family commitments I haven't been able to provide the Week 9, 10, and 11 updates to the Manager Impact Index, however, I'M BACK!  Of course, the beauty of a long break is that there could potentially be some huge changes in the scores and therefore huge movement in the table. Lets have a look at the highlights and headlines over the last 3 weeks: Crystal Palace don't have a manager anymore after letting Ian Holloway 'resign'. …
Becca's PL Round-Up: Arsenal-Liverpool clash, Wales Derby, and Stats

Becca's PL Round-Up: Arsenal-Liverpool clash, Wales Derby, and Stats

Arsenal made a name for themselves at The Emirates on Saturday evening as the London side defeated Liverpool 2-0 to stretch the gap to 5 points at the top. Goals from Cazorla and man of the moment, Aaron Ramsey, were enough to beat Liverpool in what was their first away defeat of the season. Although there was some controversy after a Jordan Henderson goal was brought back for a free kick, Arsenal did run out deserved winners.  They had 7 …
The Rate of Attack and Creative Efficiency (RACE) to Goals Model

The Rate of Attack and Creative Efficiency (RACE) to Goals Model

One of the key breakthroughs recently in football's fanalytic community has been the development of shots models that look at quality of chances that teams or players have and their ability to finish those chances. There has been some very interesting work carried out by @colinttrainor (like this), @11tegen11 (like this), and @footballfactman (like this), where they have put in a significant amount of work to look at where shots are taken from and what the conversion rates are for shots from those areas. One of …
Second Season Syndrome for James McClean? | McClean Stats

Second Season Syndrome for James McClean? | McClean Stats

James McClean is on his way out of Sunderland after news that the club have accepted a £2m bid from recently relegated Wigan Athletic, and McClean has confirmed his leaving the club on his personal Twitter account.  This is quite a change from this time last year where he had just taken Sunderland by storm, taking home the club's Young Player of the Year award, getting called up for the Republic of Ireland and signing a new contract that was supposed …
The Worst Strikers In Front Of Goal 12/13 | Stats Analysis

The Worst Strikers In Front Of Goal 12/13 | Stats Analysis

While Robin Van Persie and Luis Suarez were scoring 49 Premier League goals between them last season, there were a few strikers looking on and hoping that just one of their shots hit the back of the net. We have taken an in depth look at these strikers and compared the worst strikers in front of goal from the 2012/2013 season, doing so by looking at all the strikers that have had 30 shots or more and comparing their shooting …
The alternative Premier League tables | Possession, Chances Created, Shot Accuracy

The alternative Premier League tables | Possession, Chances Created, Shot Accuracy

Who is the best Premier League right-back? | Stats Comparison

Who is the best Premier League right-back? | Stats Comparison

Top Counter Attacking Teams This Season | Opta Stats Analysis

Top Counter Attacking Teams This Season | Opta Stats Analysis

Teams that can hit you on the counter attack at any moment are incredibly hard to defend against, especially when speed merchants such as Gareth Bale and Theo Walcott are running at your defence. So which teams have impressed in the counter attack and how have they been so successful? We can start to answer this by looking at which teams have had the most shots and scored the most goals on the counter attack, as well as which teams …
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