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Who were the best Eredivisie predictors of 2014/2015?

Back in August 2014, we collected 48 pre-season predictions for the Eredivisie. These forecasts came from fans, statistical models, online media as well as a group of prominent media experts. The majority of entries gave the order of the 18 … Continue reading

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Prediction Analysis by Steve Lawrence

With 8 rounds to go in the Premiership and 6 rounds to go in the Eredivisie this is my penultimate blog for the Scoreboard Journalism Challenge. Points and place predictions were invited from prominent media, stats modellers, fans and online … Continue reading

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Guest post: Steve Lawrence assesses the Premier League predictions

The Scoreboard Journalism challenge for points and place predictions from prominent media, stats modellers, fans and online publishers for both the Eredivisie and the Premier League has attracted considerable interest and @JamesWGrayson has been publishing regular assessments of how the … Continue reading

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Predicting the Eredivisie: A guest post by Steve Lawrence

Last season, I collected 13 forecasts before the 2013/2014 Eredivisie season, the results of which can be found here. Throughout last season, Relative Age Effect expert Steve Lawrence, an Englishman living in Amsterdam, sent me all sorts of graphs relating to … Continue reading

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48 Forecasts: The Eredivisie predicted

Following on from last year, we have again collected Eredivisie predictions (you can download them all here) but instead of 13 to follow through the season, we now have a total of 48 from online media, fans, statistical models and … Continue reading

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Eredivisie 2013/2014 predictions: how did they fare?

This time last year, Scoreboard Journalism embarked on an exercise to collect Eredivisie predictions from various sources to be assessed to discover how these predictions actually fared. A similar exercise has already begun in time for Friday’s big kick-off for … Continue reading

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Eredivisie after 6 matches: Above or below expectations

PEC Zwolle are top of the Eredivisie after six matches with Heerenveen a surprise third and Feyenoord still languishing in the bottom three. Are these teams really performing above, or in the case of Feyenoord below, expectations though? PEC Zwolle … Continue reading

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What will the Eredivisie final standings look like?

At this time of the year, predictions for the new football season are thrown around like confetti but does anyone ever collect them all up, publish them and evaluate them? Here at Scoreboard Journalism, we think that it is important … Continue reading

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Are fifth placed Feyenoord quietly developing into genuine title challengers?

Feyenoord’s second place in last season’s Eredivisie was their best league performance for 11 years whilst the six point deficit between them and champions Ajax was the closest that the Rotterdammers had come to winning the title since 2002/2003 when … Continue reading

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ADO Den Haag and FC Twente amongst the surprise packages

Just under a quarter of this season’s Eredivisie fixtures have now been played and five of last season’s top seven are already sitting pretty in the top five of the league table. This, however, tells us nothing about whether they … Continue reading

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