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Non-league – visual 2012/13 season summaries

I’m on holiday at the moment and therefore only catching up intermittently with football news, but one pleasing item to eventually catch my eye was BT Sport’s agreement to screen some Conference games next season. It reminded me that I hadn’t published final versions of the non-league visualisations for 2012/13, and as I’ve missed blogging … Continue reading

Visual tables for the Football League

I saw a tweet yesterday evening from @sportingintel which utilised the fantastic Cann Table method of visually separating teams in the league table by the number of points won. This provoked me to unearth and complete one of my many half-finished projects, which takes this a step further to correct for teams having played different numbers … Continue reading

Video: Minute-by-minute tables

Video: Minute-by-minute tables

A surprisingly popular aside last season was an animated look at how the Championship league table would be different if matches ended at specific minutes, so I’ve brought this up to date, refined it and expanded it to cover all 3 divisions. The video below advances time minute-by-minute, so it starts off showing how the … Continue reading

A quick look at Total Shots Ratio

A quick look at Total Shots Ratio

After some decidedly mixed yet encouraging results while using my data for predictive purposes, I’ve been doing some reading about how other analytical bloggers have approached this. I was interested to read about Total Shots Ratio (TSR), particularly in this post by James Grayson, and its ability to predict future performance. What I like about it is … Continue reading