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The Numbers Game: Why Everything You Know About Football is Wrong



The Numbers Game by Chris Anderson and David Sally reveals football’s astonishing hidden rules. Fully updated with a new World Cup chapter Football has always been a numbers game: 4-4-2, the big number 9 and 3 points for a win. But what if up until now we’ve been focusing on the wrong numbers? What if the numbers that really matter, the ones that hold the key to winning matches, are actually 2.66, 53.4, 50/50, and 0 1? What if managers only make a 15 per cent difference? What if Chelsea…


The Numbers Game

Pub Date : 2013-05-30 | Author : Chris Anderson | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780241963630
ISBN 13 : 024196363X

The Numbers Game by Chris Anderson and David Sally reveals football's astonishing hidden rules Football has always been a numbers game: 4-4-2, the big number 9 and 3 points for a w..


The Numbers Game

Pub Date : 2013-07-30 | Author : Chris Anderson | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101628874
ISBN 13 : 1101628871

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! Inno..


Moneyball Movie Tie In Edition Movie Tie In Editions

Pub Date : 2011-08-22 | Author : Michael Lewis | Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 9780393338393
ISBN 13 : 0393338398

Explains how Billy Beene, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics, is using a new kind of thinking to build a successful and winning baseball team without spending enormous su..


Soccermatics

Pub Date : 2016-05-05 | Author : David Sumpter | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472924155
ISBN 13 : 1472924150

'Football looked at in a very different way' Pat Nevin, former Chelsea and Everton star and football media analyst Football – the most mathematical of sports. From shot statistic..


Baseball Between The Numbers

Pub Date : 2007-02-27 | Author : Jonah Keri | Publisher : Basic Books

ISBN 10 : 9780465003730
ISBN 13 : 0465003737

In the numbers-obsessed sport of baseball, statistics don't merely record what players, managers, and owners have done. Properly understood, they can tell us how the teams we root ..


Soccernomics

Pub Date : 2014-04-22 | Author : Simon Kuper | Publisher : Nation Books

ISBN 10 : 9781568584805
ISBN 13 : 1568584806

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Named one of the “Best Books of the Year” by Guardian, Slate, Financial Times, Independent (UK), and Bloomberg News Soccernomics pioneers a new way of ..


Beautiful Game Theory

Pub Date : 2014-05-25 | Author : Ignacio Palacios-Huerta | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400850310
ISBN 13 : 1400850312

A wealth of research in recent decades has seen the economic approach to human behavior extended over many areas previously considered to belong to sociology, political science, la..


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