Assassinations, Football and Trump: The Story of Shakhtar Donetsk’s Rinat Akhmetov

The arrival of a new owner can be precipitated by any number of seemingly random events. Take Sir Alex Ferguson’s legal battle with two Manchester United shareholders over the stud rights for a racehorse, which in turn opened the door for the Glazers to take control of the club. Or even former Thai prime minister […]

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The Numbers Game | How Data Is Changing Football | Documentary

Clubs at every level of the football pyramid are becoming smarter and more efficient. How? The use of data. To hell with conventional wisdom. The way we’ve been doing it, it’s not been working. Analysis are now recording data from thousands of actions during games and training sessions to help shape pre-match preparation and post-game […]

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