Old Trafford, Anfield, Roker Park: The Man Who Built British Football

If you’ve watched British football at any point in the last century, you’ve seen the designs and engineering of a Scot named Archibald Leitch. At the turn of the 20th century, the sport was only just becoming a social and cultural phenomenon, and as the appetite for the game grew, and the working and middle […]

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Game Theory in Football Explained

Game Theory in Football Explained

Football has more money than ever before, and it has made some football clubs enter a perpetual cycle of hiring managers, spending huge sums of money, and when things go awry, sacking the manager and doing it all over again. This endless pursuit of immediate success and lack of stability is the result of poor […]

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How Analytics has Changed Scouting in Football

How Analytics has Changed Scouting in Football

The Premier League’s financial environment makes it difficult for teams outside the top six to compete for the best players, and yet, the rest of the league still manage to sign players of an excellent quality. Whether it’s Burnley signing James Tarkowski when clubs like Liverpool and Arsenal were in desperate need of a center […]

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