Earlier in the month we had the privilege of attending the 2012 Leaders Sports Summit at Stamford Bridge, home of Chelsea Football Club. It provided me an opportunity to reconnect with the contacts I made in the football community over the last twelve months as well as make connections to those who I had [...]
Greetings from London! We arrived this afternoon and we’re excited about the opportunity to return to the Leaders in Performance conference and see not one, but two English Premier League matches this weekend in Manchester and north London. Most of all, we’re excited about meeting followers of Soccermetrics and other people interested in our company. [...]
As most people know, we have been participating in Flashpoint, a startup accelerator hosted by the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Now that we have graduated from the accelerator and participated in the Demo Days in Atlanta, New York City, and San Francisco, we can take a look back and share the lessons we [...]
I had been engaged in an email exchange with a reader very recently about my soccer Pythagorean which required me to revisit the expression. I came to look at the Pythagorean in a slightly different way, but one that improved my own understanding of it. I’d like to share it and hopefully it will be [...]
We’ve been quiet because of Demo Day presentations in Atlanta, New York City, and San Francisco over the past two weeks, but while I was in San Francisco last week I took part in the Sports Analytics Innovation Summit that was held in Union Square.
I want to post an update on the two MCFC Analytics-related projects that we at Soccermetrics initiated a few weeks ago.
This is Part II of the Soccermetrics Newsletter interview with Dr Craig Duncan, head of Human Performance at Sydney FC. He has become an internationally-recognized authority in sports science, especially as it relates to player monitoring and maximizing the performance of elite athletes.
I am pleased to announce that Matt and I will be at the 2012 Leaders in Performance conference, to be held 10-11 October at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge stadium.
We start the description of the FMRD-Summary tables with those that track goal-related statistics. You can find a more detailed description in the FMRD-Summary wiki page. Headers refer to table names, and fields are given in definition order.
This post is the first of a multi-part series that describes the tables of the FMRD-Summary schema. As the name suggests, this schema is derived from the Football Match Result Database, so I will show which FMRD tables have been retained. A more detailed description is in the FMRD-Summary wiki page.