smarterscout: The Why in Analytics

Measuring style and skill

June 24, 2020 smarterscout Season 1 Episode 6
smarterscout: The Why in Analytics
Measuring style and skill
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smarterscout: The Why in Analytics
Measuring style and skill
Jun 24, 2020 Season 1 Episode 6
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Contributions to winning aren't the only things that football/soccer clubs might want to measure. Playing style has an important role in recruitment, and specific skills like finishing and winning aerial duels can be the crucial raw materials for tactical success – and for the careers of young players. Dan explains various approaches for gauging style and comparing players within and across positions, then moves on to the breakthroughs that pushed skill ratings forward.

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Show Notes

Contributions to winning aren't the only things that football/soccer clubs might want to measure. Playing style has an important role in recruitment, and specific skills like finishing and winning aerial duels can be the crucial raw materials for tactical success – and for the careers of young players. Dan explains various approaches for gauging style and comparing players within and across positions, then moves on to the breakthroughs that pushed skill ratings forward.

Support the show (http://smarterscout.com)