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The Tomkins Times - Tue Oct 10 12:22 PM
At the beginning of this season, a website popped up out of nowhere called Understat.com. This meant, for the first time in the public arena, we could look at the expected goal and assist data from individual players rather than only on a team level. For clarity, here’s the definition provided on...
The Tomkins Times - Mon Oct 9 12:24 PM
The expansion, development and wider acceptance of expected goals (‘xG’) continues to grow apace. As much as it’s great to be able to quantify the value of shots, not every brilliant attack results in an attempt at goal. I wrote recently on how Stratagem collect ‘dangerous moments’ in their shot...
The Tomkins Times - Fri Oct 6 1:01 PM
These stats are 100% unofficial. I have had no formal training in how to collate them, but from years of working with football stats I have a pretty good idea of how they are gathered. Videos in this article are marked up for desktop only and are unlikely to work on other devices. The full video...
The Tomkins Times - Thu Oct 5 1:47 PM
This article – written by Manchester United fan Laurie Shaw, who completed his doctorate at Cambridge ten years ago – first appeared on his EightyFivePoints blog earlier this month, using TTT’s transfer inflation model (Transfer Price Index). Like stock markets in the late nineties, the English t...
The Tomkins Times - Wed Oct 4 12:01 PM
Although the title suggests these articles are weekly, it actually indicates how far through the season we are at the time of writing. In fact they will be once a month. For a full explanation of how the radars are calculated, please see the opening article in the series. Want to make your own ra...