Moneyball 3 Soccer Statistics – Major League Soccer (2014 to 2016 in Review)

Each year for the last two years I've offered some thoughts on current soccer statistics, their strengths and weaknesses, how current efforts are taking shape, and how English Premier League team statistics (in a limited measurement period) offer that one size / type of statistic doesn't show equally. Here's a link to those previous articles in case you missed... Continue Reading →

Advertisements

Wayne Rooney and @DCUnited

DC united introduced the addition of Wayne Rooney a few weeks back and I wanted to check and see if he's made a difference in team performance as measured by the Total Soccer Index. My analysis and thoughts on Rooney's impact for your consideration: DC UNITED   After reviewing the data and ending analysis it's... Continue Reading →

Gluck: Coaching Youth #Soccer Part I

Soccer is a global sport - and some say it's the largest, organized, youth sport in the United States.  Why, in a country with such a huge population of youth soccer players, do we see ourselves failing to qualify for the World Cup?  I don't think it's because we aren't teaching players the mechanics of technical... Continue Reading →

Major League Soccer – Can it truly reach the heights of top European Leagues by 2025?

What prompted this piece was the recent article published on Soccer By Ives about Don Garber's vision for MLS by 2025 :  http://www.sbisoccer.com/2015/09/insists-worlds-leagues.html It's a good article and worth the read.   Editorial - In a follow up to this article (below) Stephen Brandt and I, on Yellowcardedpod, interview Brian Dunseth and Thomas Rongen on some... Continue Reading →

La Liga – Semana 2 – ¿Quién va a mantenerse al día con el Barcelona ?

Se me pidió que publicar este artículo en español - usando Google Traductor así es como Inglés traducido al español - espero que sea útil .... Aun cuando todavía es pronto sólo hay algunas cosas que ya se hacen a sí mismos clara - El Barcelona es el equipo a vencer en la Liga. Estoy... Continue Reading →

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: