The J-League has been publishing effective time statistics since the 2012 season on their site, and they make for interesting reading — and analysis.
My previous post that presented an alternative view of match tempo drew some critical comments. I attempt to address some of them by asking, “What if we ignored ball touches when calculating match tempo?”
Our latest Soccermetrics Interview with Dr John DeWitt about the intersections between biomechanics research, data analysis, and soccer coaching.
We continue presenting our ideas of match tempo as we introduce an alternative formulation and demonstrate its use with match data.
What is the typical playing time in a football match? Does stoppage time really recover time lost due to all stoppages? We discuss effective playing time in this post.
The U-20 World Cup started last Friday, and Groups A and B have already played two matches, but nevertheless we present the list of who we feel are the top potential prospects for each finalist as we head into the 2013-14 European club season: France – Paul Pogba, Geoffrey Kondogbia, Jean-Christophe Bahebeck, Jordan Veretout Ghana […]
What is match tempo in soccer? How does one quantify it from in-match data? The answer’s not as simple as one would think. Read on.
Our latest Soccermetrics Interview with “The Video Analyst”, Rob Carroll, about performance analysis in sport and crafting a career in the industry.
The 2012-13 European football season is now over. Which teams in the Big Five leagues stood out by their performance?