Real Madrid and Barcelona – Two Horse Race

For me, it's not the top two that peak my interest this week, it's the prime movers from mid-table - downwards while looking at the League Table from Week 12 to Week 19. Here's how they stand comparing Week 19 to Week 12: The teams highlighted in Green and Red I''ll get to in a... Continue Reading →

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 →

Major League Soccer – Week 28 – A Union divided? Not now…

Twenty eight games in - the screws are tightening and the pucker factor hit the Vancouver Whitecaps big time; see here: Valeri's vicious volley from Villafana vanquishes Vancouver. For me though, the real story is how the tables have turned in Philadelphia - I'll get to that in just a wee bit - for now here's... Continue Reading →

English Premier League – Week 4 – Relegation battle begins…

I've no doubt many of the headlines on the English Premier League this week dig into Manchester United's convincing win over Crystal Palace...   That's probably appropriate for most but I, often times, like to write about the un-obvious. So even though Angel Di Maria looked great - I'd offer he was a stud playing amongst English school... Continue Reading →

Consistency of Purpose – Defending – Major League Soccer

Consistency of Purpose - as a business analyst I know that organizations usually strive for consistency in performance.  The general idea behind this is that before you can really begin to assess what improvements need to be made you first need to have some sort of 'control' over the effort. In laymen's 'statistical' terms - the... 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 →

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