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Press release - SciSports announces new management team

23/05/17 | SciSports

Enschede, May 22 2017 - Football analytics company SciSports has installed a new management team to focus on international growth and technological excellence. SciSports founder Giels Brouwer is delighted to announce that Gert-Jan Nijweide joins the company as its new Chief Operating Officer. Former BallJames Director Wouter Roosenburg succeeds Gerrit Jan Ahee as CTO of the company.

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Player-club report excerpt: Davy Klaassen

19/05/17 | SciSports

Within SciSports we serve and support clubs, agents and individual players in selecting their best options. These options will be presented to them in a high level or detailed report based on data. The content of these reports is based on the request and requirements of the club, agent or player. Their request will be analysed by our data scouts and put through our data system. Some of the aspects that our system analyses are team statistics, the SciSkill Index, playing style analysis, etc.

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SciSkill prognosis: Europa League semi-final returns

11/05/17 | SciSports

Since last night, both Champions League finalists are known. Juventus will play against Real Madrid on June 3rd in Cardiff. Furthermore, the four remaining clubs in the Europa League will try to qualify tonight for the final in Stockholm on the 24th of May. Ajax travels to Olympique Lyon to defend a 4-1 victory, while Manchester United hosts Celta de Vigo after a 0-1 win in Spain. We present you once again the SciSkill prognosis for the Europa League semi-final.

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'Transfer lab': How SciSports helps clubs with buying the right player

10/05/17 | SciSports

SciSports founder Giels Brouwer was featured in a major article by prestigious Dutch football magazine and website Voetbal International. In an interview with the media outlet, Giels talked about SciSports’ successes, his experiences with football clubs and the role of data in football. SciSports' role as a 'transfer lab' in various transfers is also highlighted. As the article is in Dutch, we have outlined the main content and an explanation of the impact of data in football below.

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SciSkill prognosis: Champions League semi-final returns

09/05/17 | SciSports

It’s less than one month till the much looked forward to Champions League Final 2017. After the first semi-final matches, Real Madrid and Juventus seem to be the favorite for progressing to that all-important game in Cardiff on the 3rd of June. However, as we have seen before this season, it ain’t over till it’s over. Once again, we used our SciSkill Index to provide you with the latest predictions for the Champions League semi-finals!

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SciSkill prognosis: Europa League semi-finals

03/05/17 | SciSports

As is the case with the Champions League, the semi-finals in the Europa League are also played this week. We have already posted the prognosis for the two CL semi-finals here. With four clubs from four countries remaining, we are set for an exciting climax of the second European tournament. We present you the prognosis of the Europa League semi-finals!

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SciSkill prognosis: Champions League semi-finals

02/05/17 | SciSports

We’re nearing the end of the season, which means only a few weeks of football remain. In the Champions League and Europa League, four clubs in both competitions still have a shot at winning an illustrious trophy. We once again bring you our prognosis, based on our SciSkill Index, for the matches in both tournaments. Today: the Champions League semi-finals.

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Spotlight: player retirement

26/04/17 | SciSports

Every young footballer has to work hard to realize the dream of becoming a professional football player. Only some of them are talented enough to actually make that dream come true. Nevertheless, despite all the hard work, there comes a time when players just have to call it quits. In most cases it is because age is finally catching up with them. World class players like Philipp Lahm, Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard and Xabi Alonso have recently retired or have announced that they will retire at end of this season. We decided to put these legends in the well-deserved spotlight and view them through our SciSkill Index.

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SciSkill prognosis: Europa League quarterfinals

20/04/17 | SciSports

After two days of Champions League football, the Europa League will finish off this week of European quarterfinals. With illustrious clubs such as Manchester United, AFC Ajax, and Olympique Lyon still in the running, it looks we will be in for an exciting final few weeks. Today, with the help of our SciSkill Index, we bring you a SciSkill prognosis for the four Europa League quarterfinals.

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SciSkill prognosis: Champions League quarterfinals

18/04/17 | SciSports

Now that the season is nearing its end, we are eagerly anticipating the climax of this exciting year of football. While most national leagues only have a few contenders for the title left, eight clubs still remain in the Champions League. The returns of the quarterfinals will be played today and tomorrow, so once again we used our SciSkill Index to bring you the following prognosis.

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SciSports makes scientific progress accessible and available for any professional football organization. We advise and build solutions to provide them with the competitive edge they need to maintain or improve their ranking and status.

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