Why the Premier League Should Have One Final Match
Why the Premier League Should Have One Final Match

I’ve heard it before. If it isn’t broke, don’t fix it. The English Premier League isn’t broken. In fact, it does a lot of things that other professional leagues around the world have been unable to replicate. It has created a league that maximizes the importance of its regular season, […]

The Americanization of Statistics By Premier League Clubs
The Americanization of Statistics By Premier League Clubs

Was Thierry Henry lazy? Is Florent Malouda the most valuable player in the English Premier League? Are NBA analytical models being used in the EPL? All were questions and discussion points during the “Soccer Analytics” panel held Saturday at the 5th annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston. The conference, […]

What The Henry-Beane-Comolli Connection Means for Roy Hodgson
What The Henry-Beane-Comolli Connection Means for Roy Hodgson

Damien Comolli is headed back to England. Comolli, the former Arsenal scout and director of football at Tottenham Hotspur, has been appointed by John Henry and his ownership team as director of football strategy at Anfield. The Frenchman, who was most recently the sporting director at Saint-Étienne, has established himself […]