23/05/18 | SciSports
In this item called ‘In the field’ we share insights from domain experts directly from the football industry. The content is all about user cases and interesting developments from the usage of data analytics in the world of football. This month we kick-off with Kees Ploegsma, agent at the Sports Entertainment Group (SEG). SEG’s Football department represents, among others, athletes like Dutch internationals Stefan de Vrij (Lazio Roma), Memphis Depay (Olympique Lyon) and Daley Blind (Manchester United).
16/05/18 | SciSports
This evening Parc Olympique Lyonnais will be the stage of the Europa League final between Olympique de Marseille and Atlético de Madrid. Marseille is the first French club to reach the final since the ’03-’04 season (Olympique de Marseille lost 2-0 against Valencia back then). After losing two Champions League finals in the last five years Atlético will do their best to win the Europa League again like they did in the ’11-’12 season with their 3-0 victory over Athletic Club Bilbao. We used our SciSkill Index to provide you with the latest predictions for the Europa League final!Read more
09/05/18 | SciSports
The fact that football is a low-scoring game in which goals are usually a poor indicator of the actual performances of the players and the teams has led to the development of several shot-based performance metrics in recent years. The most widely-adopted metric for shots is their expected-goals value, which reflects a shot's likelihood of resulting in a goal. In this tech how-to, we guide you through the process of building your own expected-goals model!
We are proud to assist the Royal Belgian Football Association towards and during the World Cup in Russia
02/05/18 | SciSports
Enschede, 2 May 2018 – The Royal Belgian Football Association has chosen SciSports to perform and conduct services for the RBFA based on its data intelligence, expertise and knowhow.Read more
01/05/18 | SciSports
At the end of May the Champions League final will take place, the most important club match in Europe. After the first semi-final matches, Real Madrid and Liverpool seem to be the favorite for progressing to that all-important game in Kiev on the 26th of May. 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!
KV Mechelen partners with SciSports and adds sports data analytics platform Insight to their recruitment process
27/04/18 | SciSports
Enschede, 27 April 2018 – Belgian football club KV Mechelen and data intelligence company SciSports agreed on cooperation. KV Mechelen will use SciSports expertise and knowledge to enrich their recruitment team.Read more
24/04/18 | SciSports
The Champions League final 2018 will take place in Kiev next month, but first we’ll see two great semi-finals that will determine which teams will have the honour to play the most important club match of the year. After some big surprises in the quarterfinals, Liverpool and Real Madrid seem to be the favourite for a spot in the final. At SciSports, we used our SciSkill Index to provide you with the latest predictions for the Champions League semi-finals!Read more
13/04/18 | SciSports
Recently, both Maarten Koster and Andrew Shattock joined SciSports in the role of Product Owner. As a PO they are responsible for combining internal and external knowledge to pinpoint the next steps in the development process of SciSports’ products and services. We talked with them about their backgrounds, job responsibilities and visions. This is part 2 with Andrew Shattock.Read more
10/04/18 | SciSports
Recently, both Maarten Koster and Andrew Shattock joined SciSports in the role of Product Owner. As a PO they are responsible for combining internal and external knowledge to pinpoint the next steps in the development process of SciSports’ products and services. We talked with them about their backgrounds, job responsibilities and visions. This is part 1 with Maarten Koster.
06/04/18 | SciSports
Enschede, 6 April 2018 – PEC Zwolle and SciSports agreed on a three year deal. The goal is to strengthen the scouting department with data insights. The current number six of the Eredivisie will get support from SciSports software and Datascouting services.