Sam Gregory
Analytics: A look back at Rooney's career
Sam Gregory
Wayne Rooney won’t become England’s all-time scorer because he was the most brilliant striker ever to represent the Three Lions—he’ll be their all-time scorer because he was always there.
Analytics: Chelsea's early season struggles
Sam Gregory
Analytics: Examining the race for 3rd in La Liga
Sam Gregory
Unless Atletico Madrid, Valencia and Sevilla can put together a miraculous season—like Atleti did in 2013-14 en route to winning the title—they'll have to content themselves with fighting for third.
Analytics: The Tuchel effect at Dortmund
Sam Gregory
One of the storylines to watch this year in the Bundesliga will be whether Borussia Dortmund changes new manager Thomas Tuchel's tactical approach or whether he changes the club's tactics.
Analytics: Sterling boosts City's aging squad
Sam Gregory
Analytics: ExpG the Holy Grail of soccer stats
Sam Gregory
Expected Goals has quickly become the most popular—and at times controversial—advanced statistic among soccer analysts. Given its widespread use in analytics it is worth taking the time to unpack what it is.
Analytics: Man United makes smart summer moves
Sam Gregory
Manchester United supporters are right to be nervous about their summer signings, especially because some of last season’s transfers were questionable at best. This summer has been different.
Analytics: Debunking Canada’s good defence myth
Sam Gregory
Analytics: Canada looks to Akindele and Larin
Sam Gregory
If Canada does have a successful Gold Cup then we’ll likely see Cyle Larin and Tesho Akindele lead the way, and looking at how the two have performed thus far in MLS the idea doesn’t seem too farfetched.