Soccer er Football

Player timelines with ggplot

October 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Timelines can be quite a handy way of getting an overview of a player’s career in terms of when they played, with which team and who were their contemporaries As often is the case, I turned to Stackoverflow to set me on my way for an R solution. In ... [Read more...]

Quick off the mark

April 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

With none of the top teams overimpressing this season, Alan Pardew’s performance with Newcastle – especially in the transfer market -is likely to see him receive coniderable recognition in the Manager of the Year award Recent acquisition, Papiss Cissé, has proved particularly fruitful with a brace against Swansea last time ... [Read more...]

Blankety Blank

November 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

The erstwhile big 4 all blanked their opponents last Saturday and a poster on the Guardian wondered when was the previous occasion of such an occurrence. It’s a pretty simple procedure in SQL using a subquery, but in the spirit of learning R, I thought I would tackle the problem ... [Read more...]

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