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Conference update: 21st February 2015

Conference update: 21st February 2015

I thought it was about time for another update to the attack and defence graphics for the four divisions below the Premier League, finishing here with the Conference. For each division there are three graphics – the first shows overall dominance, the second attacking performance and the third defensive performance. All are based on shot data … Continue reading

League 2 update: 21st February 2015

League 2 update: 21st February 2015

I thought it was about time for another update to the attack and defence graphics for the four divisions below the Premier League, focusing here on League 2. For each division there are three graphics – the first shows overall dominance, the second attacking performance and the third defensive performance. All are based on shot data … Continue reading

League 1 update: 21st February 2015

League 1 update: 21st February 2015

I thought it was about time for another update to the attack and defence graphics for the four divisions below the Premier League, focusing here on League 1. For each division there are three graphics – the first shows overall dominance, the second attacking performance and the third defensive performance. All are based on shot data … Continue reading

Championship update: 21st February 2015

Championship update: 21st February 2015

I thought it was about time for another update to the attack and defence graphics for the four divisions below the Premier League, starting here with the Championship. For each division there are three graphics – the first shows overall dominance, the second attacking performance and the third defensive performance. All are based on shot data … Continue reading

Conference Premier: the first 10 games

Conference Premier: the first 10 games

As the Conference Premier reached the 10 game mark yesterday evening, I though it’d be worth looking at the data to see how each club has performed so far. Up front I need to admit that I haven’t watched much Conference football so far this season, so apologies for any naive interpretations from the data. I’ve … Continue reading

An early look at attacking and defensive performance

An early look at attacking and defensive performance

It’s still a few weeks before we can justify creating new versions of our interactive attack and defence scatter plots, so I’ve impatiently dug out the old “low tech” versions to see what’s been going on so far in the Football League and Conference Premier. If you’ve not seen these before, check out the explanations … Continue reading

Interactive attack & defence graphics

Interactive attack & defence graphics

My attack and defence effectiveness graphics have been migrated to MatchStory: the Press Association’s new team for innovating with football data. There are now interactive versions for: English Premier League, Championship, League 1, League 2 and Conference Premier Scottish Premier League, Championship, League 1, League 2 German Bundesliga Spanish La Liga Italian Serie A French … Continue reading

An early look at the ‘big five’ European divisions

An early look at the ‘big five’ European divisions

There have been just about enough matches played across the ‘big five’ leagues to justify having a quick look at how they’re attacking and defending using my surely-by-now-famous scatter graphics, which are explained here. I’ve been tweeting out individual league graphics, which I’ll link to below first of all: English Premier division: Attacking & Defending German Bundesliga: Attacking & Defending … Continue reading

Skrill Premier: 12 games in

Skrill Premier: 12 games in

We’re now 12 matches into the Skrill Premier so it’s probably time for another glance at how the division’s teams are performing. I’ll show both of the graphics (which can be clicked on to bring up bigger versions) and then take a team-by-team canter through their performances, using last season’s charts for reference. Attacking Defending Club-by-club … Continue reading