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Introducing the Football Match Result and Summary Database

The ‘lite’ dataset released by the MCFC Analytics project last weekend is a massive dump of almost 200 summary in-match metrics for every player who participated in every match of the 2011-12 English Premier League — more than 10,000 records and 2 million data cells.  We set out to convert that dataset into something more […]

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 […]