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 AI Analytics Podcast: In conversation with Josh Williams

AI Analytics Podcast: In conversation with Josh Williams

Dan Kennett returns to the Analytics pod to interview Josh Williams of the Liverpool Echo. Dan explores how Josh went from tactical blogging to landing his dream job. A must listen for aspiring analysts everywhere!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
AI Analytics Podcast: Episode 17 - Euros Special!

AI Analytics Podcast: Episode 17 - Euros Special!

Dan Kennett is back with Dan Rhodes and Simon Brundish to discuss everything statistical to do with the Euro 2016 tournament. They take a look at the analytics for teams and players and also debunk many of the narratives being developed at the tournament!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
AI Analytics Podcast: Episode 16

AI Analytics Podcast: Episode 16

On the latest episode, Dan (@DanKennett) is joined by Will Morgan (@willtgm) and Paul Power from Prozone Sports (@counterattack9) to discuss why Leicester are winning the Premier League. The lads also discuss how Prozone is changing the way we look at defensive analytics and Will's project to use the publicly available event data to provide new ways to look at team quality. Paul's webinars http://prozonesports.stats.com/player-recruitment-using-player-profiling-to-enhance-squad-management/ http://prozonesports.stats.com/game-intelligence-quantifying-movement-intelligence-football/ Will's blog and Statsbomb post on Leicester https://2plus2equals11.com/ http://statsbomb.com/2016/04/leicester-city-need-for-speed/ Paul's book project with David Sumpter http://www.amazon.co.uk/Soccermatics-Mathematical-Adventures-Beautiful-Game/dp/1472924126  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
AI Analytics Podcast: Episode 15 - Klopp and Spurs

AI Analytics Podcast: Episode 15 - Klopp and Spurs

The analytics pod returns and Dan (@DanKennett) is joined by Andrew Beasley (@BassTunedToRed) and James Yorke (@jair1970) to discuss Klopp and high-flying Spurs ahead of the big Premier League clash at Anfield.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
AI Analytic Podcast: Episode 14 - Goalkeeper Special

AI Analytic Podcast: Episode 14 - Goalkeeper Special

Dan Rhodes hosts this goalkeepers special on the AI Analytics podcast with Dan Kennett and Sam Jackson. They cover the following: - A 'state of the nation' on GK analytics (remember the audience is not hard-core analytics so everything needs to be expressed in layman's terms with clear explanations) * what do we know?  * what don't we know?   * what matters in GK analytics? * what are the main sources of bias/noise? * why is it so difficult to get the data that is needed? - Where has Sam J tried to add the debate with his work  * what were the interesting findings in Sam's work?   * could any conclusions be drawn? * where Sam will be taking this work next.   - Case Study of Simon Mignolet (because it's essentially a Liverpool podcast) * how good or bad is he? * context of why he was originally bought (Dan & Dan to do this bit) * where do Liverpool go next?  Who should Liverpool be looking at if they are going to make a change? * where does Simon Mignolet go next? All this and more on the AI Analytics...  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
AI Analytics Podcast: The Rise of Leicester City & Spurs

AI Analytics Podcast: The Rise of Leicester City & Spurs

The analytics pod returns and Dan (@DanKennett) is joined by Will Morgan (@willTGM) and James Yorke (@jair1970). The lads discuss the fairy tale of Leicester City, the rise of Spurs and consider how good Jamie Vardy and Harry Kane actually are.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
AI Analytics Podcast: The Rodgers Review

AI Analytics Podcast: The Rodgers Review

The AI Analytics show is back!  For the first show of the new season, Dan Kennett is joined by fellow Liverpool FC stattos Andrew Beasley and Dan Rhodes to answer a single question: were Liverpool any good under Brendan Rodgers?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Anfield Index Analytics: Episode 11 - The Relegation Battle

Anfield Index Analytics: Episode 11 - The Relegation Battle

This week Dan is joined by pod stalwart Andrew Beasley (@basstunedtored) whilst Dr Will Morgan (@willTGM) returns for a 2nd appearance.  The lads take an in-depth look at the Premier League relegation battle and discuss the Sean Ingle Brentford/Matthew Benham blog (Click Here) and how football clubs are moving to data-driven operations.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Anfield Index Analytics: Episode 10 - Is The Title Race Still On?

Anfield Index Analytics: Episode 10 - Is The Title Race Still On?

This week Dan is joined by Man City fan Ben Pugsley (@BenjaminPugsley) and Spurs fan James Yorke (@jair1970) for an in-depth look at those 2 clubs.  The lads also debate the various football metrics that are being more commonplace and which ones might be useful and which ones not.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Anfield Index Analytics: Episode 9 - 5 into 2 doesn’t go

Anfield Index Analytics: Episode 9 - 5 into 2 doesn’t go

The analytics pod returns from hibernation and Dan Kennett is joined by regular Andrew Beasley (@BassTunedToRed) for an in-depth analysis of the race for top 4.  Andrew also gives an insight to the recent Opta Pro analytics forum event in London.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Anfield Index Analytics: Episode 8 with Sean Ingle of The Guardian

Anfield Index Analytics: Episode 8 with Sean Ingle of The Guardian

This week Dan is joined by regular Andrew Beasley (@BassTunedToRed) and very special guest Sean Ingle (@SeanIngle), senior sports writer at the Guardian .  This week: are Man United back? How rubbish are Leicester? And how is football analytics permeating the mainstream media?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Anfield Index Analytics: Episode 7

Anfield Index Analytics: Episode 7

Joining Dan this week are Paul Riley (@footballfactman) from the Different Game blog (https://differentgame.wordpress.com/) and Paul Power(@counterattack9), data scientist with Prozone. The lads analyse how good Chelsea are this season, as well as the likely top 4 and relegation finishers. The debate focuses on how we can assess individual performance within a fluid team framework.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Anfield Index Analytics: Episode 6

Anfield Index Analytics: Episode 6

Joining Dan this week to discuss the big questions in the Premier League are Ste McCarthy (@SteMc74) and Will Morgan (@WillTGM). How good are Southampton? How bad are Liverpool?  The lads also discuss ‘Possession’ and analyse why it’s such a divisive subject.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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