Category Archives: Players

Squad retention, 1 September 2021

Now that the transfer window has closed I can lock down (hopefully) definitive versions of the squad churn graphics I’ve been updating during the summer. I say ‘hopefully’ because there are always a few I miss or aren’t widely reported, so apologies if this has happened. I’ve harvested the data from the official retained lists, the BBC transfer page, Transfermarkt,

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Squad churn, 5 July 2021

As is usual over the summer, I’ve been tracking how much each Premier League and EFL squad has changed since last season. 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 anything. You can see the all the data I’ve compiled in a Google

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Squad age profiles: Premier League, 2020-21

These graphics 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 the Rorschach test (or as someone observed on Twitter, the Habitat lighting range). Explanation Hopefully they’re fairly self-explanatory, but

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Squad age profiles: Championship, 2020-21

These graphics 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 the Rorschach test (or as someone observed on Twitter, the Habitat lighting range). Explanation Hopefully they’re fairly self-explanatory, but

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Squad age profiles: League 1, 2020-21

These graphics 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 the Rorschach test (or as someone observed on Twitter, the Habitat lighting range). Explanation Hopefully they’re fairly self-explanatory, but

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Squad age profiles: League 2, 2020-21

These graphics 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 the Rorschach test (or as someone observed on Twitter, the Habitat lighting range). Explanation Hopefully they’re fairly self-explanatory, but

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Squad age profiles: Premier League, 28 Mar 2021

These graphics 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 the Rorschach test (or as someone observed on Twitter, the Habitat lighting range). Explanation Hopefully they’re fairly self-explanatory, but

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Squad age profiles: Championship, 28 Mar 2021

These graphics 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 the Rorschach test (or as someone observed on Twitter, the Habitat lighting range). Explanation Hopefully they’re fairly self-explanatory, but

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Squad age profiles: League 1, 28 Mar 2021

These graphics 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 the Rorschach test (or as someone observed on Twitter, the Habitat lighting range). Explanation Hopefully they’re fairly self-explanatory, but

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