Category Archives: Premier League

Attack breakdowns: Premier League, 2018/19

Now that we’ve reached the end of the season, I thought it was worth updating 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

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Premier League 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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Squad age profiles: Premier League, 2018-19

Continuing today’s onslaught of end-of-season graphics for the Championship, 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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What’s still possible: 4 Apr 2019

Today I’m switching another graphical template from last season back on, which looks at what can still happen across the Premier League and EFL this season. The way these work is pretty straightforward and it’s exactly the same idea as the weekly permutations: the outer bar shows what’s mathematically possible over the rest of the season while the inner chart

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