The Science of Football: From Game Tactics To Finding The Best Players

With World Cup football in the air, the team talk to sports data specialist Omar Chaudhuri, Chief Intelligence Officer of the Twenty First Group, about the stats and data that matter in world football. Chaudhuri explains how data has changed the game, what the numbers say about the best players in the world and who the form teams are for major events like the World Cup. Football fans... this is for you!


The home page of Twenty First Group, the company of which OMAR is CIO:

Twenty First Group’s World Cup Hub:

One example (of many) that do football analytics including expected goals, xG, as discussed on the show:

The Caught my Eye subject - women’s boots and balls:

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