Friday, 19 August 2011

Man City Away - Chalkboards

Along with everything else that's bigger and better with being in the Premier League, the amount of in-depth analyis that's available is miles above what's available in the Championship.

One of those is the Guardian chalkboards which enable users to analyse Premier League games using Opta stats.

Below is a quick example of what can be done, this shows Michel Vorm's passing in the first and second halves.  The charts show the drop off in passes in the second half in particular passes to the centre backs:

The potential for analysis both player by player and game by game is immense and is something I'm hoping to look at in much more detail in the coming weeks.