In the field

Victor Orta: "Insight helps to understand the player market in different countries and leagues"

26/09/18 | 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 edition is with Victor Orta, Director of Football at Leeds United AFC, the current number one in the English Championship. In the past Orta worked for, among others, Sevilla FC and Elche CF in Spain and Middlesbrough FC in England.

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Sander Westerveld: "You cannot just fly around the world and hope that you'll find a new talent"

20/06/18 | 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 edition is with Sander Westerveld, player agent at World Soccer Consult and former goalkeeper of, among others, Liverpool, Real Sociedad and the Dutch national team.

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Kees Ploegsma: "Data analytics and human perceptions must go hand in hand"

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).

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Bernard Schuiteman: "Data intelligence has become a key part of a scout's work"

02/05/16 | SciSports

Bernard Schuiteman (42) is a former football player who was active for Bayer Leverkusen, Feyenoord, Mainz, Apollon Limassol and FC Utrecht. After his playing career, he worked as an internat...

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Youri Mulder: "Coaches have to know how to deal with data"

29/03/16 | SciSports

Youri Mulder is a retired Dutch football player, who played for FC Twente and Schalke 04 and collected 9 caps for the Dutch national football team. After his playing career he was employed i...

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Fledderus: "Footbal is too conservative about new developments"

26/01/16 | SciSports

Mark-Jan Fledderus, captain of Heracles Almelo, has been a frequent user of the services provided by SciSports since the summer of 2015. We talked with him about his experience with SciSport...

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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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