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Euro 2020 permutations, 20 Jun 2021

As everyone’s now played twice, I’ve updated the Euro 2020 permutations graphics to see how things have changed. These are explained in full here. Team graphics Here are the probabilities for each of the 24 teams alphabetical order. Starting in the bottom half, we have their chances of finishing in each position within their group on the left and their

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Euro 2020 permutations, 16 Jun 2021

As everyone’s now played once, I’ve updated the Euro 2020 permutations graphics to see how things have changed. These are explained in full here. Team graphics Here are the probabilities for each of the 24 teams alphabetical order. Starting in the bottom half, we have their chances of finishing in each position within their group on the left and their

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Predicting Euro 2020

The plan During the 2018 World Cup I was messing about with a simple prediction model based on the Elo ratings and came up with graphics that people quite liked, so I ran then again for the Women’s World Cup the following year and will be giving them another run-out for the Euros. What I’ll be aiming to do throughout

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Attack breakdowns: Premier League, 2020-21

As we’re now at the end of the season, I’ve refreshed the club-by-club attack breakdowns. These are explained in detail here, but in summary they are simple scatter graphics that work as follows: Explanation Each graphic shows a club’s main attacking players: those who have: Featured for at least a quarter of their total pitch minutes in the league this season,

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Squad age profiles: Premier League, 2020-21

These graphics are intended to give a quick visual overview of the age of players that each club has fielded in league matches using a technique very similar to “population pyramid” graphs, although I’ll freely admit that they’ve come out with shades of the Rorschach test (or as someone observed on Twitter, the Habitat lighting range). Explanation Hopefully they’re fairly self-explanatory, but

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Squad age profiles: Championship, 2020-21

These graphics are intended to give a quick visual overview of the age of players that each club has fielded in league matches using a technique very similar to “population pyramid” graphs, although I’ll freely admit that they’ve come out with shades of the Rorschach test (or as someone observed on Twitter, the Habitat lighting range). Explanation Hopefully they’re fairly self-explanatory, but

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Squad age profiles: League 1, 2020-21

These graphics are intended to give a quick visual overview of the age of players that each club has fielded in league matches using a technique very similar to “population pyramid” graphs, although I’ll freely admit that they’ve come out with shades of the Rorschach test (or as someone observed on Twitter, the Habitat lighting range). Explanation Hopefully they’re fairly self-explanatory, but

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