Category Archives: League 1

Squad usage: League 1, 2017/18

I realised that I’d missed one graphical template from the traditional post-season burst. This one looks at how each club has used their squad, and in addition to individual graphics for every team I’ve also created a summary of the division as a whole. It’s sorted by how many different players each club has used (with the number who started

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League 1 trends, 2017/18

Now that we’re at the end of the season, I thought that it was about time I updated the long-term trend graphics I introduced last year to see how each club fared throughout their last three seasons. These are explained in full here and briefly below. Explanation These are adapted from a very similar design by the excellent Swedish blogger Zorba138 intended

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Squad age profiles: League 1, 2017/18

Continuing today’s onslaught of end-of-season graphics for League 1, here’s an updated version of the squad age profile graphic. These 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

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Scatter graphics: League 1, 2017/18

Now that the regular season is over, here’s a final batch of the scatter graphics, which compare the attacking and defensive performances of every team in a division. Each of the four graphics is explained briefly below and at length here. Shot dominance First of all, here is how the number of shots taken by each club compares with those they face in

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