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Access to cutting-edge game analysis is helping German football thrive

October 27, 2014No Comments

Researchers are pioneering new statistical methods of analysing soccer By Ken Early, Irish Times, Monday October 13, 2014 The age of data analysis in football began in Swindon on the 18th of March, 1950, some time around a quarter to four in the afternoon. In the crowd at Swindon v…

Arsenal’s ‘secret’ signing: club buys £2m revolutionary data company

October 20, 2014No Comments

US-based StatDNA is expert in sports performance analytics Database helps guide Arsenal’s scouting and game preparation By David Hytner, The Guardian, Friday 17 October 2014 At the top of the agenda, as usual, was the subject of new signings. Why, the Arsenal shareholders wanted to know at Thursday’s AGM, had…