Written by Mizgan Masani.
Does the size of a football pitch matter?
It is one of those under-the-radar things in the world of football that hardly anyone talks about, but managers should take a lot of interest in when preparing games.
Spatial Control as a Success Mantra at Liverpool FC
When we talk about Liverpool, we associate them with the standards they are setting to reach new heights and break records.
One such notable facet is the immaculate use of data science to control the right spaces to have a command of football games most of the time.
The club’s lead data scientist William Spearman and head of analytics Ian Graham have contributed a lot in ironing out the last bits and pieces to help the coaching team implement the idea of spatial control of the highest order.
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