Tough Time for the Toffies

I didn't watch the entire game against West Bromwich Albion today but I did get to see the critical part - the build up to Mirallas missing the Penalty Kick. I'm not sure what a good definition of a teammate is but I'm pretty sure what he showed, in that game, is what a good... Continue Reading →

What went wrong in Montreal?

It's way too early to imagine what sort of impact Montreal will have next year - simply too many variables, least of which is the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Nevertheless - in order to get a better idea of how they might impact the Eastern Conference next year here's my look at how 2014 went and... Continue Reading →

Possession with Purpose – Revised Introduction

It's time to offer up another revised version of my Possession with Purpose Analysis. My intent here is to: Provide an update that may help simplify this effort, and Update new links to articles most have found to be of great interest in the last year. To begin... Possession with Purpose (PWP): The End State,... Continue Reading →

English Premier League Week 3 – Chelsea blow past Everton but it’s not all about Chelsea this week…

Perhaps a few shockers this past weekend - Queens Park Rangers defeating Sunderland 1-nil and Burnley (only?) drawing with Man United nil-nil certainly are intriguing, and from a pure entertainment standpoint the Chelsea game had it all. But soccer isn't about one specific week in League competition - it's about the consistency of purpose in... Continue Reading →

Sometimes what doesn’t happen on the pitch has more value than what does happen…

If you watched the Portland Timbers lose to the Seattle Sounders this past weekend some of this analysis might be painful. ┬áIf not, and you are simply an interested party in the love of soccer, then this article should get you to really question what statistics have value and where there may be a gap... Continue Reading →

English Premier League – Week 1 Possession with Purpose

If you've been following my analysis in Major League Soccer you should know that I've developed a set of Indices associated with my Possession with Purpose Analysis. As time permits, and the opportunities present themselves, I will be adding my own analysis on Strategic Team Attacking and Defending PWP for the EPL. Hope you enjoy... Continue Reading →

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