Tag Archives: Football Match Event Database

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 Football Match Event Database

Manchester City Football Club have launched an exciting initiative in which they have released the full set of 2011-12 Premier League touch-by-touch data compiled by Opta Sports.  This initiative creates an opportunity to support the development of new team and player performance metrics in football, but also creates challenges in modeling a very rich in-match […]