31/08/18 | SciSports
Yesterday the draw of this years Champions League took place in Monaco. We prepared a data-driven report with interesting club and player information. An easy overview of fast growing, strong and high potential players in the squads of clubs in the Champions League.Read more
28/08/18 | SciSports
The Bundesliga started last weekend with some massive games like Borussia Dortmund vs RasenBallsport Leipzig and Bayern Munich against Hoffenheim. With the transfer market closing within one week from now, we already looked back on the transferwindow. In this blog we describe the most interesting transfers in the Bundesliga from the perspective of the SciSkill Index.Read more
22/08/18 | SciSports
All eyes were on the Italian transfer market this summer with Juventus’ spectacular signing of Cristiano Ronaldo after his stunning bicycle kick against them in April. The transfer window in Italy officially closed on the 17th of August. In this blog SciSports describes the most interesting transfers in the Serie A from the perspective of the SciSkill Index.
17/08/18 | SciSports
La Liga will start this weekend while the summer transfer window is still open. In this blog SciSports describes the most interesting transfers in La Liga from the perspective of the SciSkill Index. All of the mentioned players are aged 23 and under.Read more
15/08/18 | SciSports
The Ligue 1 started last weekend and the summer transfer window is still open. In this blog SciSports describes the most interesting transfers in the Ligue 1 from the perspective of the SciSkill Index.Read more
13/08/18 | SciSports
The performances of individual football players in games are hard to quantify due to the low-scoring nature of football. However, football analytics researchers and enthusiasts alike have proposed several performance metrics for individual players in recent years. Although the majority of these metrics focuses on measuring the quality of shots using expected-goals models, there has been an increasing interest in quantifying other types of individual player actions as well. In this blog, we introduce a novel approach to measure football players' on-the-ball contributions from passes during games.Read more
10/08/18 | SciSports
The premier league will start this weekend and the summer transfer window closed already, the first of the big 5-competitions in Europe. In this blog SciSports describes the most interesting transfers in the Premier League from the perspective of the SciSkill Index.Read more
11/07/18 | SciSports
In this blogpost we take a look behind-the-scenes with one of SciSports' developers, Coen Hallie. Coen works on the second generation of SciSports' Insight platform and is specialised in producing complex user-friendly visualisations for data analytics modules.Read more
05/07/18 | SciSports
During each tournament several players are shining. The World Cup 2018 is no exception. In this post we give you an exclusive insight into one of the dedicated and decision supporting reports of SciSports’ Datascouting team: the PlayerClub Report. We composed such a report for highly praised Mexican winger Hirving Lozano to determine his best next step.
12/06/18 | SciSports
We dived into the SciSkill Index to have a look at the 735 players who will feature at the World Cup 2018 in Russia. Which players might surprise us because of their good shape in the last six months? Which potential stars will be present on the highest stage of world football? After reading this article you can say that you are ready and fully prepared to watch the World Cup 2018 in Russia.