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Is Manuel Pellegrini Getting A Raw Deal At Man City? + Premier League Round Up

Repeatability of metrics and genuine insight are the primary drivers for football analytics and the best work in the field is rigorously tested after the collation of long series of data. What we see happening in front of us week by week are just fragments of the greater storyline but it is always fascinating to […]


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Tracking Romelu Lukaku’s Progress

A few years ago I sat in the stands at CenturyLink field in Seattle to watch a meaningless friendly between Seattle Sounders and Chelsea. These MLS friendlies against European teams on preseason tours amount to little more than exercises in marketing, and really, that game was no different. The Sounders got beaten 4-2 by a […]

Arsenal, Score Effects And A Season Of Two Halves

Arsenal have been one of the more intriguing teams in the Premier League this season. Sequences of results appear at odds with their underlying numbers, which for the most part have appeared impressive, and we enter March with them in a familiar position- not good enough to make a title challenge but heading the chasing […]

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