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The Numbers Game | How Data Is Changing Football | Documentary

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You've spent a small fortune on the squad, got state-of-the-art facilities and employ a dietician and a psychologist - but today you'll win nothing without an analytics team to crunch the numbers from every aspect of your players' performances. We do the maths so you don't have to... SUBSCRIBE: http://fft.sm/6lZeN3 WEBSITE: http://fft.sm/XLBtaK NEW ISSUE: http://fft.sm/Jan18MD Follow FourFourTwo Performance on: Instagram: http://fft.sm/TfnkQl Facebook: http://fft.sm/UXATZS Twitter: http://fft.sm/HcBNn9 Follow FourFourTwo on: Twitter: http://fft.sm/IVvx5C Facebook: http://fft.sm/8h27Gv Google+: http://fft.sm/tBDyjD Snapchat: FourFourTwoUK
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Fraser Keay (2 months ago)
“Small clubs with limited budgets”, shows Forest Green who had probably the biggest budget ever seen in the conference and lost millions each year which would send most clubs at that level out of business
James Orange (4 months ago)
My dream job - being an analyst for Tottenham. This documentary is amazing. I got my degree in economics because of Moneyball, Billy Beane is the man.
Panna freestyle (1 month ago)
Woah. Amazing. Did you do a course in statistics or something
Richard (7 months ago)
If we can win millions of pounds in financial markets using data we can do again in football. But may be we've got a problem if we couldn't win these millions of pounds in financial markets. ¿?
Gianni Rivera (8 months ago)
It may work in baseball and basketball but it'll never work in football.
Panna freestyle (1 month ago)
Why do you think they made this documentary XD
Josh Loveridge (6 months ago)
It already does work in football but I'm interested to know why you don't think it ever will?
Gary Mckeon (7 months ago)
it already does work in football in many ways .
Rodrigo Herrera (9 months ago)
But how do u measure intrgration of a player in a team. Look messi in argentina and in barcelona.
Gary Mckeon (7 months ago)
isnt that the managers job to get a feel for the player and how he is gonna gel with the team ethos . i suppose you could put a number on when a player under performs or throws a strop and see if there is a pattern that emerges under certain conditions , as you say with messi , argentinas style of play or what the manager is asking him to do .
marting1984 (9 months ago)
I wonder if soccer will take to analyitics. Other sports already have, namely Baseball and Hockey. Soccer seems like it's an old boys sport. Change rarely comes. Rules rarely change. Video replay is only in it's infancy. I wonder what will be the first major change that begins a copy cat mentality.
Ravi Lancarte (10 months ago)
Damm. So much good information
Fox Harrington (11 months ago)
Darta
Amenhotep Pimpernel III (11 months ago)
Quality content. Keep 'em comin'
Kartik Mishra (1 year ago)
Lovely Insight
Andy Robertson (1 year ago)
Southampton are going down right?
Luke Murray (1 year ago)
Interesting video.
t w (1 year ago)
very good work!!!!
t w (1 year ago)
amazing video
Hanif Butt (1 year ago)
Teun Wilke ! Llr
Dom RdX (1 year ago)
Hey! I've watched all your videos and i just want to say a big thanks for helping us beginners out there. Your channel is amazing and you make it a lot easy for us to understand and learn the game properly.. I'd really appreciate it if you could do a video series on how to become a better player. Wish you a great new year and I really hope that you'll consider my request faithfully...
Ryan (1 year ago)
Solid documentary all for free thanks.
greekfloyd (1 year ago)
loved it, more of the same please!
huskerfly9390 (1 year ago)
Listening to Southampton staff talk about this stuff is laughable ...
Dwaipayan Datta Roy (1 year ago)
Yes insight is required
Inspectah Small (1 year ago)
Liked
Raul Rodriguez (1 year ago)
Keep doing what you're doing love the content
jariiid (1 year ago)
Nice documentary