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Keith Lyons

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Changing managers in football

Introduction Why do football clubs sack their managers? Eni Aluko has written a post in The Guardian about sacking football managers (link). In it she proposes...

Grandmothers and Godmothers in analysis and analytics

The other day, I noticed this enigmatic tweet from Namita Nandakumar (link): https://twitter.com/nnstats/status/1225877278158151686 I was delighted to see this announcement and the queries it brought about....

Analytics: theory and practice

Stephen Downes provided a link to Dominic Wyse's presentation (link) in his newsletter today (link). In his presentation as President of the British Educational...

#OptaPro Forum 2020

The #OptaForum was held in London on 5 February 2020 (link). The proposed presentations for the Forum were judged in November. The judges scored...

A pedagogy of small

Tanya Elias, Laura Ritchie, Geoffrey Gevalt, and Kate Bowles (2020) (link) have written about the pedagogy of small. Stephen Downes shared the link to...

#WNBL Regular Season 2019-2020

The WNBL Regular Season ended on 1 February 2020 with Southside's 78v61 defeat of Sydney (link). The WNBL has moved into the Finals part...

Observation

The National Gallery of Australia is holding a Matisse and Picasso exhibition at the moment (link). The introduction to the exhibition noted: Matisse & Picasso...

Tactical Insights Day

Leicester City will host a Tactical Insights Conference at the King Power Stadium (link) on Wednesday 19 February, 2020. This is the second Insights...

Defending a large total in #BBL

Sydney Thunder has defeated the Hobart Hurricanes in a BBL eliminator game (link). Sydney batted first and scored 196 runs in the innings. Hobart...

Analytics' Notes

Introduction Like most people, I receive pull newsletters in my in box. I find these profoundly helpful. They often contain news of analytics that become...