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Europa League seedings do not separate best and worst

Due to basing the seedings for the Europa League draws on six matches within uneven groupings which were created by the UEFA coefficient systems, the seedings for today’s Europa League draw do not actually separate the best and worst remaining … Continue reading

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Europa League second favourites in pot 3

The 48 clubs in today’s Europa League draw have been divided into four pots based on UEFA coefficients. As explained in yesterday’s article, this can lead to misclassifications and potential groups of death. In this case, a group containing Napoli, … 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 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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