Welcome to the football data blog, using data to analyse football, dispel myths and answer real questions. Some of our featured articles are listed below:
The Difference between Samir Nasri and Andrey Arshavin – A detailed view of the team roles of Arshavin and Nasri.
Arsenal’s form at Old Trafford in the Premier League Era – Analysing Man Utd vs. Arsenal statistics at Old Trafford, with videos of all the Arsenal goals.
The Worst Defence to lead the Premier League after 16 Games? – Arsenal conceded 18 in 16 games to lead the league in December 2010, is this really the worst defence to lead the league? Find out here.
Is Wenger taking the Carling Cup more seriously? – Comparison and discussion of selection policies since 2004.
The revolving door: Arshavin’s form in context – Analysing the data on Andrey Arshavin and passing stats – November 2010
The Run-in Analysis 2010, did it work? – Analysis of the predictions for the Premier League 2010 and whether the outcomes were matched in reality.
Premier League Run-in: The Stats for Chelsea, Man Utd and Arsenal’s Last 5 Games – Comparing the run-in form for Chelsea, Man Utd and Arsenal.
The facts about Arsenal’s ‘easy’ run-in 2010 – Form analysis from five seasons to understand the run-in.
Adebayor: One season wonder? - Comparing the stats from Adebayor’s first two seasons to Thierry Henry.
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