The Numbers Game

Why Everything You Know About Soccer Is Wrong

Recommended by Rulani Mokwena, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #13 in Soccer, Ranked #31 in Footballsee more rankings.

Moneyball meets Freakonomics in this myth-busting guide to understanding—and winning—the most popular sport on the planet - now with a new afterword on the 2014 World Cup!

Innovation is coming to soccer, and at the center of it all are the numbers—a way of thinking about the game that ignores the obvious in favor of how things actually are. In The Numbers Game, Chris Anderson, a former professional goalkeeper turned soccer statistics guru, teams up with behavioral analyst David Sally to uncover the numbers that really matter when it comes to predicting a...

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Rulani Mokwena Don’t know why I didn’t finish reading this book... very interesting 🧐 (Source)

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