Data Digest: Soccer Analytics

A statistical history of the New York City ticker-tape parade, attending a soccer analytics bootcamp, and the analytics of choosing a team roster.


The NYC Ticker-Tape Parade Belongs To The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Now

As the U.S. Women's National Team celebrates their second consecutive World Cup victory, FiveThirtyEight looks at the history of the New York ticker-tape parade.

Read more at FiveThirtyEight

Waiting For The Revolution At Soccer Analytics Bootcamp

Analytics bootcamps give a glimpse into the way the game may soon be consumed, analyzed, and maybe even played. Get an inside view of this spring's session.

Read more at Deadspin

U.S. Soccer Brings Analytics into Picking Players for National Teams

Every time a new national team is announced, many fans complain about their favorite player being left out. Increasingly, there's hard data backing up the choices.

Read more at The Philadelphia Inquirer

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