Analytics in a Football Academy

We switch our attention back to football for Part 4 (read the previous parts ) and up next in this series we have our football analyst with us Mr. Aakash LR who is an analyst for the Sesa Football Academy in Goa. We’re grateful that you took out some time…

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Atletico Madrid- Analysis of Zonal Defensive Block

As the emphasis on being defensively compact grows day after day, and with how we criticize teams for not actively understanding their defensive responsibilities, we look at some of the key decisions for a team to analyze when looking at defensive organisation. The first decision to consider is should the…

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ISL 6 – Teams Analytical Preview

After a lot of anticipation and excitement, the Indian Super League is back for its 6th season.  As the ball gets rolling today in Kochi when the Kerala Blasters FC takes on ATK in the first match of the tournament, yet another season of hope waits the fans of the…

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Hyderabad FC – ISL 6 Analytical Season Preview

After FC Pune City was dissolved due to financial constraints, the club was taken over by new owners and shifted its base to the city of Hyderabad thereby forming Hyderabad FC. Even though they have had very limited time to setup their team, they have inherited a quality squad from…

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Jamshedpur FC – ISL 6 Analytical Season Preview

Jamshedpur FC returns for their 3rd season in ISL after two consecutive 5th placed finishes in the league. However this time they have yet another new manager in charge, Antonio Iriondo. The Spanish coach who has years of managerial experience in Spain and has helped his former side Rayo Majadahonda…

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