Category Archives: League 2

Minute-by-minute league tables: EFL, 2018/19

Today I’ve got another classic – albeit slightly contrived – post-season set of graphics. Something that gets discussed a lot is which clubs start and finish games well (and badly), but rather than just break down when clubs score and concede their goals during a match, what I’ve done here is to calculate what each club’s league position would have

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Squad age profiles: League 2, 2018/19

Continuing today’s onslaught of end-of-season graphics for League 2, 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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League 2 trends, 2018/19

Now that we’re at the end of the season, I thought that it was about time I updated the long-term trend graphics to see how each club fared throughout their last two-and-a-bit 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 to track a club’s

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Who would be the top players in an EFL fantasy league, 2018/19?

Out of curiosity, I’ve applied the official Premier League scoring system (which can be found here under Rules > Scoring) to each of the three EFL divisions to see what the best possible squad would be. Just like the official game, I’ve picked the best-scoring combination of two goalkeepers, five defenders, five midfielders and three forwards (hopefully without putting anyone into

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Scatter graphics: League 2, 2018/19

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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