Category Archives: Premier League

A quick look at “game states”, 12 Nov 2018

While rummaging around in the data for yesterday’s big batch of charts, I remembered that there was something else that I churned out at this stage last season. What I’ve done below for each of the top four English divisions is to measure how long each club has spent in each of the three main “game states” – i.e. winning,

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Premier League trends, 12 Nov 2018

We’re far enough into the season that it’s worth updating the long-term trend graphics, which show how a club’s results and underlying performances compare over a three-season period. These are explained in full here and briefly below. Explanation These are adapted from a very similar design by the Swedish blogger Zorba138 and are intended to track a club’s long-term performance, plus whether

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Attack breakdowns: Premier League, 9 Nov 2018

With the FA Cup first round and subsequent international break creating a bit of a breather, I thought it would be interesting to take a first look of the season at 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

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How much the league tables can change, 19-22 Oct 2018

These graphics combine two different views of how the league table can change. The current order of the league table is shown on the left, and in each club’s row there is a hollow colour-coded strip showing how far they are mathematically capable of moving during the next round of fixtures, while inside the strip is a little minimalist column

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How much the league tables can change, 5-7 Oct 2018

These graphics combine two different views of how the league table can change. The current order of the league table is shown on the left, and in each club’s row there is a hollow colour-coded strip showing how far they are mathematically capable of moving during the next round of fixtures, while inside the strip is a little minimalist column

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