Bundesliga – Winter Break is here…

No European team can match the league domination that Bayern Munich has shown this year in the Bundesliga.  However, in spite of Die Bayern's efforts to run away with the title, the German premier division is still awash with fascinating stories. The race for the remaining Champions League spot could not be closer - five teams are separated... Continue Reading →

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Getting More from Less… Major League Soccer

If you've read my previous article on Expected Wins 4 (Is European Football Really Higher Quality than Major League Soccer) you'll know that there are teams out there who can, and do win, 'without' exceeding 50% possession. In my next evolution of analysis, using the Family of Possession with Purpose Indicators on Major League Soccer, here's some... Continue Reading →

Chelsea and Man City Lead the Pack

The headline is Capt. Obvious; especially when the League Table sees both these teams beginning to separate themselves from the others. The question for most is who qualifies for Europe in positions three and four while Man City and Chelsea go toe-to-toe for the League Championship. Too early you say?  Not for me. By Week... Continue Reading →

UEFA Champions League – Some great games coming!!!

The greatest professional team soccer competition continues... But before digging into the Possession with Purpose Family of Indices some general news for consideration. As the PWP Indices have shown such a strong correlation/relationship to the league tables without using points earned, in ALL competitions measured, I want to try a create a quantifiable way to... Continue Reading →

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