This season I won´t do a regular season summary of Allsvenskan the way I did last year. Instead I will tell the story about GIF Sundsvall, and introduce a new area chart visualization
This is a brief study I started working on this summer but never had time to get ready enough to publish, until now. So, here it is!
I had an idea to study if there is any significant difference in goal conversion for right footed players in the left part of the pitch in relation to left footed players shooting from the right part of the pitch. The idea would not only be that a right footed would player get more opportunities to score from the left, supported by the argument that players better can cut inwards when playing with the odd foot, but also that the angle to the goal would be somewhat better thus increasing the goal conversion. Continue reading The right footed left forward
Since we have two really unexpected teams in the first two spots of Allsvenskan after 5 rounds I thought it would be interesting to look for some explanations in the numbers.
This will be the last post summiarizing this years Superettan and Allsvenskan. The previous ones can be found here. Continue reading Superettan 2015 Season Summary #2
Let’s look at some of the players in Superettan! Continue reading Superettan 2015 Season Summary #1
In the last post I looked at the players, now lets look at the teams.
Continue reading Allsvenskan 2015 Season Summary #2
I’ll divide this into two posts. I realized that the last post, summarizing Damallsvenskan became quite slow to load with all plots. So first, lets look at the players in Allsvenskan 2015 from an Expected Goals point of view!
Continue reading Allsvenskan 2015 Season Summary #1
A while back I listened to the Analytics FC podcast, episode 4 and now recently the episode 14. Among other things they talked about womens football and the lack of available (open) data. When I heard it I thought I’d give a try with the data I have gathered for the Swedish League – Damallsvenskan. So here is the summary of Damallsvenskan 2015!
Today this blog was more or less the main subject in the ÖFK-podcast.
Continue reading Featured in the ÖFK-podcast and upcoming XG-justice!
Let’s look at when it is most likely that a penalty will be converted to a goal. Continue reading The last minute penalty