Tag Archives: Louis van Gaal

Did the fixture computer cost David Moyes his job?

Updating a metric like the Seasonal Comparative Results metric SCoRe on a weekly basis provides all sorts of insights. I know for example that West Ham’s current improvement is almost entirely due to results away from home as they took … Continue reading

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Who should Louis drop?

Louis van Gaal names his 23-man Netherlands squad for the World Cup later today but which players should he drop? The excellent @goalimpact (goalimpact.com) has provided me with his objective ratings on the members of the Dutch squad and this seems … Continue reading

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Has Van Gaal’s luck changed?

I received the following tweet from @11tegen11 after Friday evening’s 2-0 victory for the Netherlands against Turkey: Making conclusions on the match purely from that scoreline would indeed be scoreboard journalism for reasons better explained on 11tegen11’s excellent tactics blog. … Continue reading

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