Category Archives: National League

National League permutations: 24 Sep 2016

As I mentioned back in August, someone took the frankly horrifying decision to reduce the level of official data coverage for the National League this season, which dramatically limits what I can produce. However one thing that requires pretty basic information – and therefore still gets to exist at National League level – is the permutations graphic, dusted off from

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Fixture difficulty matrix: National League

As is now traditional, I’ve combined the newly-released fixture lists with an aggregation of leading bookmakers’ odds to visualise where each National League club’s tough and easy matches appear to be next season. Each row in the matrices below lists a club’s league matches in chronological order, colour-coded based on how difficult they appear to be. As is also traditional,

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Scatter graphics: National League, 2015/16 season

Now that the “regular season” is over in the National League, here are the final set of scatter graphics. These compare the attacking and defensive performance of each club: they are explained here if you haven’t seen them before and the previous instalment is here. Shot dominance First of all, here is how the number of shots taken by each club compares with

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Updated probabilities, 17 Apr 2016

I’ve re-run my E Ratings model after the weekend’s Football League and National League fixtures last night to see what effect they’ve had on where each club is predicted to finish at the end of the season. Obviously a few fates have already been decided, but there are plenty of clubs with something still to play for. If you’ve not seen these

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