Author Archives: Experimental 3-6-1

Squad retention, 8 July 2022

With the transfer window in full swing I’ve been keeping tabs on how much each Premier League and EFL squad is changing as usual. I’ve harvested the data from the official retained lists, the BBC transfer page, Transfermarkt, Twitter and matchday squads from this season, so hopefully I haven’t missed anyone. You can see the all the information that I’ve

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Predicting Women’s Euro 2022

The plan Since the 2018 men’s World Cup I’ve been generating compact graphics which summarise the prospects for each team at a major tournament and I’ve dusted them off again for the Women’s Euros. I’ll be aiming to update them after every round of matches, showing the revised prospects for the teams who just played and also how the latest

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Fixture difficulty matrices: 2022-23

As usual, I’ve taken the newly-released fixtures for the Premier League and EFL and combined them with an aggregation of leading bookmakers’ odds to visualise where each club’s tough and easy matches appear to be next season. Each row in the matrix below lists a club’s league matches in chronological order, colour-coded based on how difficult they appear to be

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