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Predict 6 winners and win a book

Around three years ago I met, in a virtual sense, David Sumpter, a professor of mathematics at the University of Uppsala in Sweden and a football nut like myself. He was writing a book called Soccermatics, which combined his work … Continue reading

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Six Nations Report Card: Scotland

With the 2018 Six Nations Championship in the books, I am publishing report cards based on my data and observations. Number 1: Ireland Number 2: France Number 3: Wales Number 4: England While Scotland have received praise for their style … Continue reading

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Six Nations Report Card: England

With the 2018 Six Nations Championship in the books, I am publishing report cards based on my data and observations. Number 1: Ireland Number 2: France Number 3: Wales Number 5: Scotland England lost three times as many matches during … Continue reading

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Six Nations Report Card: Wales

With the 2018 Six Nations Championship in the books, I am publishing report cards based on my data and observations. Number 1: Ireland Number 2: France Number 4: England Number 5: Scotland Wales were the 2018 Six Nations runners-up but … Continue reading

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Six Nations Report Card: France

With the 2018 Six Nations Championship in the books, I am publishing report cards based on my data and observations. Number 1: Ireland Number 3: Wales Number 4: England Number 5: Scotland France may have finished fourth in the 2018 … Continue reading

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Six Nations Report Card: Ireland

With the 2018 Six Nations Championship in the books, I am publishing report cards based on my data and observations. Number 2: France Number 3: Wales Number 4: England Number 5: Scotland Ireland deservedly won the 2018 Six Nations Grand … Continue reading

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Our Lions XVs – how close were they?

Everyone loves making our British and Irish Lions starting XVs, a pursuit which starts a long time before the players are named, let alone steppimg on an aeroplane to Australia, New Zealand or South Africa. This year, and probably last … Continue reading

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