Category Archives: Analytics

Leicester are a Freak, and That’s it

Hi there, Sit down, grab a seat, make yourself comfortable. So if you have been hiding under a rock, Leicester have won the Premier League title. Leicester who had the 17th best odds to win the title at 5000-1 actually … Continue reading

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Nabil Fekir: Lyon’s Crown Jewel

One of the greatest legacies that Lionel Messi will leave behind when he slowly fades away from our collective consciousness (you know, outside the usual “he’s the greatest ever”, “he was better than Ronaldo” mambo jumbo) is that he’s spawn … Continue reading

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The Swansea Way

Swansea City have a special place for EPL fans. First off they are as close to a hipster club as they come in the EPL (which isn’t saying much considering how large the EPL is; no EPL club can really … Continue reading

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The Tiers of Ligue 1: Previewing the 2015-16 season

It seems like just yesterday that PSG were wrapping up a domestic treble last season in Ligue 1, the first team to have ever accomplished the feat in France. Okay maybe it was over two months ago that PSG accomplished … Continue reading

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Olympique Marseille’s Murky Future

It was almost impossible to ignore the 2014-15 iteration of Olympique Marseille for a number of reasons. Whether it was manager Marcelo Bielsa telling the press not even two months into the job that he had an opt out clause after one … Continue reading

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Yoann Gourcuff: A Tortured Prodigy

Let’s take a trip back to August of 2010: it was just over a month since France self combusted in the World Cup unlike any country in recent memory, the 2010-11 Ligue 1 season was about to begin and one … Continue reading

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Andalusia and Fields Full of Promise

Samu-à-Samu. That was the combination that led seventh-placed Málaga to a critical home win against fourth-placed Valencia on Monday night. Former Chelsea youth product Samuel García Sánchez linked up with fellow Andalusian Samu Castillejo inside 30 minutes for the game’s only goal. … Continue reading

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