StatsBomb has agreed a partnership to provide its market-leading analytical services to the Portland Timbers and Thorns FC.
The partnership with StatsBomb empowers their men’s and women’s teams to utilise StatsBomb’s contextual event data across key aspects of their clubs’ operations, enhancing their ability to evaluate team performances, scout new prospects and analyse upcoming opponents.
The MLS and NWSL organisations will also have access to StatsBomb IQ, the revolutionary platform that allows users to visualise key aspects of performance, from defender and goalkeeper locations on shots to comprehensive shot maps. StatsBomb IQ will also enhance both teams’ ability to customise their approach to recruitment, in-game tactics and much more.
Speaking about the announcement, Shergul Arshad, Chief Commercial Officer, StatsBomb, said: “We are incredibly excited to work with the Portland Timbers and Thorns FC as both teams have a long-standing commitment to winning in their respective competitions.
The partnership will enable data-driven decisions across key parts of the club, and unlock new markets for worldwide player recruitment.”