Second season performance

Following my last post, where I looked at how bad Wigan’s performances have been compared to last season (when they finished 5th with 73 points), one of Denmark’s (probably) few Sheffield Wednesday fans, Peter Løhmann’s response: @experimental361 A sign of the compressed differences in and lack of quality in the Championship? Margins are very fine; see also #swfc … Continue reading

A few words on Wigan

After leading Wigan to an impressive 5th-placed finish last season, Uwe Rösler was sacked today with the Latics languishing in the Championship’s bottom three. With over a third of the season gone, another play-off push was looking increasingly unlikely: Wigan have only won 3 league games and 2 of those were at home to the only teams below them (although … Continue reading

Club survey

For a long time I’ve been curious about how fans feel about clubs other than their own. Aside from established rivalries, how do “neutrals” view each team, and which have built up the most positive and negative sentiment? I’ve thrown together a quick survey in which you can rate your feelings about each of the 116 clubs from the … Continue reading

2014/15 Fixture “Molecules”

2014/15 Fixture “Molecules”

Whenever the fixture lists are released, there are always a few tedious comments along the lines of “everyone plays each other twice – quelle surprise”, which completely ignores the main reason that fixtures are interesting (to me at least). While the organisers will do their best to spread matches out as evenly as possible, there … Continue reading

Conference Premier 2013/14 – Attack & Defence Graphics

Conference Premier 2013/14 – Attack & Defence Graphics

I thought I’d resurrect an old tradition of using our attack and defence graphics to compare each club’s performance, starting with the Skrill Premier. If you haven’t seen these before, here’s a quick summary of how they work: They show the quantity of shots per match on the horizontal and the quality (based on how many shots it … Continue reading