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Inside the upgrade of Twenty3’s Insight tool

Three months is both lots of time and no time at all. Three months ago, there was no Premier League action, and now the season is at an end. But three months ago we were in the midst of various lockdown-related restrictions, and that, unfortunately, hasn’t changed as much as we’d all like. It seems…

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Bielsa’s disciples: 3 Stars of Leeds United’s promotion

Liverpool aren’t the only fabled English club who finally brought a long wait to an end this summer. After 16 years in the wilderness, Leeds United are back in the Premier League. After 21 managerial appointments, three seasons in League One and 736 league matches, something had to change. That change was appointing former Newell’s…

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Twenty3 Content Toolbox | The Sky Sports Story

Ever since the inception of the Premier League in 1992, Sky Sports has been at the forefront of the football conversation in the UK and beyond. The broadcasting giant has played a significant role in the global success and popularity of the competition and has enjoyed television rights for each of its 28 seasons. By…

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Factors to consider when scouting young forwards

When it comes to profiling or scouting players, one of the more difficult jobs is casting an eye over a youngster. There are many external factors which need to be considered. For example, have they played enough minutes to get a fair read on them? Are they playing in their favoured role or are they…

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Why Mason Greenwood’s form might just be sustainable

Manchester United may have spent vast amounts of money over recent seasons but it’s their academy graduates who are playing pivotal roles in their pursuit of a top-four finish. Bruno Fernandes has been the main attraction since his January move but Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood are pushing the Portuguese sensation for the crown of…

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Winger, striker or full-back? Michail Antonio is West Ham’s unorthodox hero

No-one has scored more goals since the Premier League restart than Raheem Sterling. But he isn’t alone. You would be forgiven for overlooking West Ham United utility man Michail Antonio, who is level with the Manchester City and England forward on six. The descriptor ‘utility man’ does Antonio a disservice. When he signed for the…

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Introducing Twenty3’s Dynamic Radars

In February 2013, Rami Moghadam pushed a domino that would change football. Rami Modhadam was, is, a designer and art director. And the domino was in basketball.  Ted Knutson, of StatsBomb (then: blog, now: company), saw Moghadam’s radar charts and, along with Nat James’, applied the design to football. Although radars had been seen in…

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Are Juventus getting the best out of Cristiano Ronaldo?

Cristiano Ronaldo hit a double in Juventus’ 2-2 draw with Atalanta on Sunday to take his Serie A goals tally to 28 for the season. Not since 2015/16 has the prolific Portuguese scored more league goals in a single campaign. Remarkably, the 35-year-old is currently averaging a goal a game in the Italian top flight…

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Why Thiago might be the sprinkling of midfield stardust that Liverpool need

Liverpool are reigning champions of the Premier League, Europe and the world. Jurgen Klopp, with the help of Michael Edwards and the recruitment team, has put the Reds back on their perch and it’s happened without the club spending eye-watering fees on a regular basis.  Yes, the club did part with close to £130million to…

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