Category Archives: Players

How much has each squad changed since 2017/18?

Having followed the summer’s second transfer deadline day as well as I could last night, I’ve created final versions of the squad churn graphics that I’ve been tweeting out over the past month or so. I’ve harvested the data from the official retained lists, the BBC transfer page, Transfermarkt and a variety of Twitter sources, so hopefully I haven’t missed

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Attack breakdowns: Premier League, 2017/18

Now that we’ve reached the end of the season, I thought it would be interesting to take another look 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 players: those who have: Featured for at least a quarter of

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Squad age profiles: Premier League, 2017/18

Continuing today’s onslaught of end-of-season graphics for the Premier League, 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

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Attack breakdowns: Championship, 2017/18

Now that we’ve reached the end of the season, I thought it would be interesting to take another look 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 players: those who have: Featured for at least a quarter of

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