Running stats in football aren't always used well, here's a bunch of questions to think about
Defensive stats don't get as much attention as some other numbers, but here's what you need to know about them.
Sometimes data is different coming from one source to another, so when are the figures 'right'?
Expected goals is everywhere, and it kind of has been for quite a while. However, that doesn't mean everyone's had it explained nicely for them. While Get Goalside does a lot of 'hardcore' analytics writing, it's also a newsletter for anyone just getting into football stats too. So this is
When I was -- at a guess -- seven years old, there was a kid's TV programme that tried to make science cool. One episode they stretched out, to full length, some fake intestines. In another, they demonstrated the extreme knowledge of physics that David Beckham must have to be
“The first thing they did was run you.” That’s how Michael Lewis opens his seminal book Moneyball, which charts the story of the Oakland A’s 2002 season and the wider movement of data in baseball. It’s a good first line; it grabs you. But it has nothing