Regression to the mean: Why Mid-Season Managerial sackings make no sense
Jack Coles’ piece “Rise of Data Analysis in Football” was named in A Football Report’s ‘Best of Football Writing 2013‘ list. The second year in a row that Outside of the Boot has featured in the list. He returns with another fantastic piece.. ‘Our results suggest that coach turnover does not produce any statistically significant […]The pos
Steve Clarke:I learnt more from Mourinho than everyone else put together
West Brom manager Steve Clarke returns to Chelsea tomorrow, coming up against his mentor Jose Mourinho for the first time. Clarke enjoyed a fruitful four year spell as Mourinho’s assistant during the Special One’s first period in charge at Stamford Bridge, and told The Sun of the effect that Mourinho had on him. Arrival Clarke [...]The post
Steve Clarke sails the West Brom ship along modest and stringent waters – The next economist?
One of the more surprising rumours to emanate from this weekend’s round of Premier League football was the rumour linking[...]The post Steve Clarke Sails The West Brom Ship Along Modest And Stringent Waters – The Next Economist? appeared first on
Steve Clarke: We won't lose sleep over Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge
West Brom boss Steve Clarke played down the threat faced by Liverpool’s in form strike pair Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge, insisting that his defenders won’t be kept up all night worrying at the prospect of playing against the duo. Clarke conceded that the pair are both top quality players, but backed his defence to [...]The post