Category Archives: Interviews

How to be a Football Analyst – Interview with Nick Gearing

Interview by SideLineTeamTalk

Nick Gearing is Head of Analysis at League 2 Leyton Orient and runs courses for aspiring analysts. If you’ve ever wondered what analysts do or if you could be one then this will be perfect for you and, we hope, very insightful.

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Interview with Sam Jackson – Head of Analytics at World in Motion

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If you’re interested in analytics and potentially following a career in it this interview with Sam Jackson (@Sam_Jackson94) is for you. Sam is currently Head of Research and Analytics at World in Motion. He started off with his own blog and got his job through that. He has also presented at the OptaPro Forum which is worth a watch, as well as recently appearing on Sky Sports. Sam’s niche is Goalkeeper analysis, something you don’t see often enough.

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Interview with Professional Data Analyst Joel Salamon

Luke Griffin@SL_TeamTalk

Do you want to work in professional football as a data analyst? Well, hopefully this can help you. SideLineTeamTalk conducted a short, casual interview with professional data analyst Joel Salamon about his job in data analytics with the aim to help aspiring analysts find out more about how to get into the field of professional data analytics in football.

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