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August 17, 2011

Defensive Performance in the Top 4 European Football Leagues during the 2010/11 Season: Soccer By The Numbers’ Chris Anderson posts team defensive metrics/graphs from Europe’s Big Four leagues in 2011.

August 16, 2011

Where Does Talent Come From? — La Liga Edition: On Football’s Sarah Rudd takes the methodology she used to research EPL talent factories, and applies it to Spain’s top league.

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August 5, 2011

Shots and Goals In the Big 4: Offensive Performance Across Leagues in 2010/11: Soccer By The Numbers’ Chris Anderson put all 78 teams from Europe’s Big Four leagues in the same graph, and charted various offensive production metrics.

July 20, 2011

Too Much Football – Is There A Connection Between Matches Played and Goals Per Game?: Soccer By The Numbers’ Chris Anderson investigates whether there’s some sort of fatigue effect that causes teams who play more matches to score fewer goals per game.

June 16, 2011

Comparing the Competitiveness of European Football Leagues: At Soccer By The Numbers, Chris Anderson examines competitive balance in the Big 6 European football leagues.

June 2, 2011

Comparing the Best Soccer Leagues in the World: Chris Anderson of Soccer By The Numbers looks at league-wide data trends across the top leagues in Europe.

May 31, 2011

How Much Football Is There In A Match?: Chris Anderson of Soccer By The Numbers looks at how much time the ball actually spends in play in Europe’s top leagues.

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May 10, 2011

Top weighted goalscorers per team, Spanish La Liga 2010-11: Howard Hamilton of Soccermetrics lists each La Liga club’s leader in his weighted goalscoring metric.

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May 9, 2011

Weighted goalscorers: 2010-11 La Liga: Howard Hamilton of Soccermetrics applies his weighted scoring metric to La Liga in 2011.

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April 26, 2011

The Timing of Cards Across Leagues: On Football’s Sarah Rudd examines how quickly referees from various leagues are willing to whistle players for fouls in a given game.

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April 14, 2011

Player Nationalities in the England versus Spain

Sarah Rudd of On Football breaks down Castrol Performance Index Contributions by nationality for La Liga and the EPL. Link

Leverage in Europe’s Top Leagues

Chris Anderson of Soccer By The Numbers applies his leverage stat to the EPL, Bundesliga, La Liga, and Serie A. Link

April 11, 2011

Leverage Leaders and Laggards

Chris Anderson of Soccer by the Numbers looks at the data for leverage — a win probability-like metric — in the The Big 4 European Leagues Link

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