Soccer Analytics Using Touch-by-Touch Match Data Chapter uri icon


  • Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014. This paper discusses several soccer analytics directions exploiting detailed ball touch data from a soccer game. The topics discussed include visualizing team formations and quantifying territorial advantage; determining the network-based structural properties of team play, and computing the importance of individual players for the team interactions. The proposed ideas are illustrated using the data from a real-life Barclays Premier League game, which was made available by StatDNA.

author list (cited authors)

  • Butenko, S., & Yates, J.

citation count

  • 0

complete list of authors

  • Butenko, Sergiy||Yates, Justin

Book Title

  • Social Networks and the Economics of Sports

publication date

  • January 2014