Monthly Archives: September 2016


Efficiency Analysis in Football

IN THIS POST I will be drawing on some ideas from the operational research literature to examine how the concept of efficiency can be applied in football analytics. Efficiency Analysis in Football Efficiency can be defined as [...]

2017-07-12T07:21:35+00:00 September 28th, 2016|Football Analytics, Off the Pitch, Recent Posts|2 Comments

10000 Hours and The Myth of Talent. New Counter-Evidence?

Why are some performers better than others?  Is it because they are more talented than their peers, or is it because they practice more? One school of thought claims that talent is relatively unimportant, and that [...]

2017-07-13T21:56:16+00:00 September 9th, 2016|Thinking Allowed|4 Comments