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Marcotti tools hit milestone, now loading MCFC Analytics data

Soccermetrics’ Marcotti repository has finally reached an important milestone.  The transition of the schema from SQL scripts to Pythonic data models is complete, and a next-generation set of extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) tools has been ported successfully from other projects.  It’s not a final version, but I feel comfortable with setting a version number at this […]

FMRD is now Marcotti

Effective today, the Football Match Result Database (FMRD) will now be known as Marcotti.I tend not to put much imagination into naming software packages.  I find it difficult to think of a clever name on demand, and at any rate, I prefer to channel that imagination into writing better software code. (That famous saying about […]

Introducing the Analytics module for Soccermetrics API

It’s been several months since we last posted updates on the Soccermetrics API to the blog.  Not to say that there haven’t been updates — quite a lot, in fact — it’s just that we’ve chosen to reveal those changes through the API documentation pages.  But we’ve introduced a pair of changes that are quite […]

Introducing the Soccermetrics API

We introduce the Soccermetrics API — a sports modelling and analytics layer on top of in-match data sources at varying levels of complexity. The API delivers advanced match analysis of data in an accessible form and makes it easier for end-users to create their own customized analysis tools on football data.This API — also known […]