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Kindness

Stephen Downes has stimulated some fascinating discussion in OLD. Today he linked (link) to Julian Stodd's post on Kindness (link). In his discussion...

Technical Direction

The Daily Mirror reports that "Manchester United are stepping up their search for a new technical director" (link). The search for United's first ever...

Scoring first and not losing in association football

After this week's games in six European football leagues, it is interesting to see how each league is tracking against a prior probability of...

Six Weeks?

Last year, Ben Cronin wrote about the importance of the first six games of a football league season (link) in the context of positions...

Champions in waiting?

The profile of the champions of six European football leagues in 2017-2018 included these measures: In the 2018-2019 seasons, the league leaders in these six...

Scoring first and not losing: 5 November 2018 update

After the completion of most games in six European association football leagues on 4 November, my record for scoring first and not losing is: The...

Game outcomes in six European football leagues: October 2018

After the completion of three games on Monday evening, six European leagues (EPL, Ligue 1, Bundesliga, Serie A, Eredivisie, and Primera) have played 520...

Scoring First and Losing: European football leagues 2018-2019

Early exposure to Charles Reep's work has led me to a four decade fascination with the observation and analysis of goal-scoring in association football. I...

Scoring first in football project: six European leagues

I have been monitoring scoring first in association football. In the 2017-2018 season I used the Worldfootball.net website to record goal scoring timings in six...

Six European Football Leagues Going into Christmas 2017

I have been following scoring patterns in six European football leagues (EPL, Ligue 1, Bundesliga, Serie A, Eredivisie and Primera) in the 2017-2018 season. I...