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SciSports goes Silicon Valley

8/25/2016 | SciSports

EIT Digital and Mind the Bridge have selected eighteen promising organizations for the second edition of Startup Europe Comes to Silicon Valley (SEC2SV). The Dutch scaleup SciSports is among the eighteen European enterprises selected.

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SciSports invited to visit Silicon Valley

8/25/2016 | SciSports

ENSCHEDE - Giels Brouwer (26) and Anatoliy Babic (23) will fly to Silicon Valley in two weeks. The founders of SciSports will be visiting the American technology region at the invitation of the European Union.

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Manchester United - Title challengers with Pogba and Ibrahimovic?

8/12/2016 | SciSports

This year’s Premier League might become one of the most exciting and competitive competitions of the season. After Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester City shocked the world last year by capturing the league title, the upcoming season has the potential to thrill the supporters once more. With world class managers like Pep Guardiola (Manchester City), Antonio Conte (Chelsea), Jürgen Klopp (Liverpool), José Mourinho (Manchester United) and veteran Arsène Wenger (Arsenal) competing for the trophies, fans are in for some great match-ups on the English fields.

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Premier League - Season predictions

8/11/2016 | SciSports

Every year, the new club season is kicked off with the contention for the national Super Cups. As Zlatan Ibrahimovic collected his 32nd career trophy by scoring the winning goal for his new club Manchester United in the Community Shield, a lot of discussion about the coming season has already commenced. This gives us an excellent opportunity to look ahead to the one thing that counts at the end: the final ranking.

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SciSports mentioned in the Dutch House of Representatives

8/5/2016 | SciSports

During an assembly of the Dutch House of Representatives, one of the members of the House mentioned SciSports in a speech and praised their activities, saying "the accuracy of their predictions is stunning".

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Expected Goals Model 2.0

8/5/2016 | SciSports

In March this year, SciSports introduced an alternative model to calculate expected goals. This new model focused on implementing the team defensive strength and individual player offensive strength into expected goals calculations. This rather limited model also included distance to the goal, angle between shot position and both goal posts and a differentiation in open play, free kick, corner and penalty chances.
The aim of previous months was to improve this model by adding relevant characteristics/parameters and to simplify the defensive/offensive strength model. A short description of this is given in this article.

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The Olympic Football Tournament - Dispensation players

8/3/2016 | SciSports

It has been less than a month since Portugal beat France in the European Championship final and by now every European team has started preparing for the upcoming club season. However, another international tournament will start this week: the Olympic football tournament, which is held in Brazil this year. Sixteen nations, consisting of players born after 1 January 1993 (and a maximum of three overaged players per team) will compete for the Olympic title from 4 to 20 August.

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The Content Scout - Week 31

8/1/2016 | SciSports

Welcome at 'The Content Scout', on this channel we share the most interesting content all over the web. In these posts we giveaway an overview including the most noteworthy articles related to the industry in which SciSports operates. This is the edition of week number 31. For more interesting content check out the earlier editions on 'The Content Scout' channel.

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Euro U19 - Highlighted: Jean-Kévin Augustin

7/25/2016 | SciSports

One of the most remarkable players during the group stage of U19 Euro’s is the player who managed to score in all three matches he played so far. We are talking about central striker Jean-Kévin Augustin from the France U19 squad. 

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Euro 2016: The final

7/9/2016 | SciSports

Fifty matches have been played in this Euro 2016 tournament and only Portugal and France remain. On Sunday the 10th of July, one of these two nations will crown themselves European champions

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Science serving football

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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