The Numbers Behind Success in Soccer: Discover how Some Modern Professional Soccer Teams and Players Use Analytics to Dominate the Competition by Chest Dugger audiobook

The Numbers Behind Success in Soccer: Discover how Some Modern Professional Soccer Teams and Players Use Analytics to Dominate the Competition

By Chest Dugger
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What's behind the success of certain professional soccer clubs? Is it money, luck, skill? The answer may surprise you.. The use of analytics in sport is now well embedded. 'Marginal gains', the bedrock upon which the cycling coach Dave Brailsford built his greatest successes are cornerstones of most sports nowadays. But, until recently, that did not apply to the biggest sport in the world. Not in soccer. It was as though this simplest of sports is too complicated for statistics. Or that only one statistic counts, the number of times the ball hits the back of the net. ‘The only statistic that counts,’ there’s an often used and annoying stock term. However, in the last 10 years, professional soccer clubs of all levels of wealth and stature have bought into analytics. Data analysts are now a major part of every top professional club. They interact with players, advise coaches, examine the strengths and weaknesses of teams, establish likely tactical organization of different sides; even focus on what a referee might allow and penalize. Here's what's Included In This Book: The reasons why top spending clubs like PSG and Manchester City don't always win How Analytics has helped Leicester City overcome the poverty gap in Soccer How Analytics has revolutionizing soccer training sessions and pre-match strategy sessions 3 Players who were chosen by professional soccer clubs using Analytics How Modern Analytics fared doing Soccer Predictions for the 2018 World Cup Analytics settles the great debate: Messi vs Ronaldo And much more Even if you've never played soccer in your life, you will find this book informative and engaging. Scroll up and Click Add to Cart Now

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What's behind the success of certain professional soccer clubs? Is it money, luck, skill? The answer may surprise you.. The use of analytics in sport is now well embedded. 'Marginal gains', the bedrock upon which the cycling coach Dave Brailsford built his greatest successes are cornerstones of most sports nowadays. But, until recently, that did not apply to the biggest sport in the world. Not in soccer. It was as though this simplest of sports is too complicated for statistics. Or that only one statistic counts, the number of times the ball hits the back of the net. ‘The only statistic that counts,’ there’s an often used and annoying stock term. However, in the last 10 years, professional soccer clubs of all levels of wealth and stature have bought into analytics. Data analysts are now a major part of every top professional club. They interact with players, advise coaches, examine the strengths and weaknesses of teams, establish likely tactical organization of different sides; even focus on what a referee might allow and penalize. Here's what's Included In This Book: The reasons why top spending clubs like PSG and Manchester City don't always win How Analytics has helped Leicester City overcome the poverty gap in Soccer How Analytics has revolutionizing soccer training sessions and pre-match strategy sessions 3 Players who were chosen by professional soccer clubs using Analytics How Modern Analytics fared doing Soccer Predictions for the 2018 World Cup Analytics settles the great debate: Messi vs Ronaldo And much more Even if you've never played soccer in your life, you will find this book informative and engaging. Scroll up and Click Add to Cart Now

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Author Bio: Chest Dugger

Author Bio: Chest Dugger

Chest Dugger is a pen name for our soccer coaching brand, Abiprod. We provide high quality soccer coaching tips, drills, fitness and mentality tips to ensure your success. We have been fans of the beautiful game for decades. Like every soccer fan around the globe, we watch and play the beautiful game as much as we can. Whether we’re fans of Manchester United, Real Madrid, Arsenal or LA Galaxy; we share a common love for the beautiful game. Through our experiences, we’ve noticed that there’s very little information for the common soccer fan who wants to escalate his game to the next level. Or get their kids started on the way. Too much of the information on the web and outside is too basic. Being passionate about the game, we want to get the message across to as many people as possible. Through our soccer coaching blog, books and products; we aim to bring high quality soccer coaching to the world. Anyone who’s passionate about the beautiful game can use our tactics and strategies.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Educational
Runtime: 3.02
Audience: Adult
Language: English