October 24, 2017

Bundesliga Ball Possession: a Primer

February 23, 2017 Travis Timmons 2

Currently, the pop understanding of ball possession in football is pretty impoverished. Some TV pundits mostly repeat bromides about fallow possession statistics, e.g.: “Ball possession doesn’t mean anything, because X team possessed the ball a […]

What Can Season-End Bundesliga Data Teach Us?

July 10, 2015 Josh MacCarty 0

Looking back and analyzing a season is something players, managers, and fans do alike. What worked well? What went wrong, and why? Player-level, season-end data provide a salient perspective for assessing players across the league. These data afford us the luxury of […]