Bundesliga attack & defence update

Bundesliga attack & defence update

The lull created by the international break is as good an opportunity as any to crank out some updated attack and defence scatter graphics for the major European leagues, starting here with the Bundesliga. There are two graphics: the first showing attacking performance and the second defensive performance. Both are based on simple shot data and give a … Continue reading

Conference update: 28th March 2015

Conference update: 28th March 2015

I didn’t get time to update the Conference attack and defence scatter graphics in midweek, so here they belatedly are for the last time until the end of the season, incorporating today’s matches. There are two graphics: the first showing attacking performance and the second defensive performance. Both are based on simple shot data and give a high-level … Continue reading

Match preview: Accrington v Newport

With much of the nation inevitably focused on England v Lithuania, I thought I’d try and give some attention to the solitary Football League match being contested this evening. This is just an experimental offering bashed out on my commute home, so apologies for the tatty graphics and general arbitrariness. Context Accrington look to be clear of the relegation … Continue reading

Football League update: 25th March 2015

Football League update: 25th March 2015

Firstly apologies for the drop in output and lack of responses on Twitter of late. I’ve finally managed to squeeze in a bit of time to update to the attack and defence graphics for the Football League, probably for the last time until the end of the season. For each of the three divisions there are … Continue reading

Fouls & discipline in the Football League

Fouls & discipline in the Football League

Another spin-off from a work project for you today, although this one is also evolving something I looked at almost exactly two years ago. Following the tedious controversy around the refereeing performance in Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Burnley I wanted to see which clubs are doing the most fouling, but also which are getting punished the most heavily. For each … Continue reading

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