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Thoughts on the World Congress of Science and Soccer (WCSS) 2014

I spent this week at the World Congress of Science in Soccer in glorious sunshine at Portland, Oregon. WCSS is a spin off from the four yearly World Congress of Science and Football, which covers all of the football codes and reconvenes next year in Copenhagen (http://wcsf2015.ku.dk). This was the…

A Summer Of Sport Analytics

Long lazy summer days; the sound of leather on willow; vuvuzela orchestras; Brazilian football chants; strawberries and cream; Thames rowing; Lewis and Nico. We’re in for a summer of sport, and with it comes a summer of sports’ data. To get the ball rolling (or bouncing), here’s an excellent analysis of…