World Cup 2006 First Goal R Analysis

September 16, 2012
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(This article was first published on Computing / Geek, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Quite a while ago my amazing wife asked me if it was possible to find the time of the first goal for the 2006 FIFA World Cup matches.  I was using R at the time and thought it was possible.  Here are the scripts I wrote to scrape the info from the FIFA website.  They're also posted on my github here.

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