The Football Data Revolution: What to expect in the future

Here’s a prediction: in two years, expected goals will be commonplace in conventional match reports.  Maybe not in all outlets, maybe not in every match, but they’ll be there. There’ll probably be a major outlet that tries outputting an expected goals scoreline below the actual scoreline. (This will be a bad idea). The better use…

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Keeping visualisations true to life

There’s a special kind of excitement about seeing visualisations you’ve helped create on the screen of Sky Sports. Ego, mostly, let’s be honest. But it’s also been really interesting to see which visualisations they choose to use. At Twenty3, we have a whole toolbox of toys with various ways of displaying data. Heatmaps, shot maps,…

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