Data Analysis

The Golden Boy 2017 Shortlist

22/09/17 | SciSports

Established in 2003 by Italian newspaper Tuttosport, thirty European football journalists vote for the Golden Boy, the award for the best player under the age of 21 in Europe. The award has been won by several now-superstars such as Lionel Messi (2005), Sergio Agüero (2007) and Paul Pogba (2013). We wrote about the first list of 98 nominees earlier this year and are back to analyze the last 25 names on Tuttosport's shortlist with our SciSkill Index.

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Data Analysis

Top 10 Potentials in the Swedish Allsvenskan

12/09/17 | SciSports

Sweden has proven itself as a country where talent gets the chance to fulfill their potential. Besides clubs from The Netherlands and Belgium, who have a proven track record of scouting in the Scandinavian countries, a lot of clubs from the big 5 countries, Russia and China joined the race for players from the Allsvenskan in the last few years. All looking for the next rising star who is able to develop to the levels of players like Victor Lindelöf and Emil Forsberg.

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Neymar Surpasses Messi As Number One On SciSkill Index

28/08/17 | SciSports

Since we launched our SciSkill Index in 2015, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi were always battling for the number one position as most influential player in the world. Messi surpassed Cristiano Ronaldo on the list earlier this year. After breaking the record for highest transfer fee a few weeks ago, it is once again Neymar-time. At the age of just 25, Neymar reaches the number one spot on our SciSkill Index for the first time. This is also the first time neither Ronaldo nor Messi are the list leaders.

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SciSkill prediction: Champions League 2017 final

03/06/17 | SciSports

Tonight the match most football fans have eagerly waited for this season will be played. Juventus and Real Madrid will play and fight for the biggest Cup in European club football in the Champions League 2017 final in Cardiff!

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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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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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