Is Michael Carrick England’s Pirlo?
The inaugural post on Hilltop Analytics introduced my one-page player snapshots. Now let’s put them to use in anger. There was a flurry of articles last month around the theme of, “Is Michael Carrick England’s Pirlo?” Searching Google for [carrick “england’s pirlo”] turns up 1130 hits, including a recent piece from the Telegraph. The Telegraph’s sub-headline makes […]Read More →
One-page player snapshots
Recently, I’ve been wondering what a one-page football player snapshot might look like. I like one page reports. They’re a good discipline to produce – because you have to discard everything you don’t really need – and they’re a fantastic way to keep a meeting on track. More than a page has people leafing through a […]Read More →