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The Soccermetrics Podcast is an information and interview series with leading figures in the soccer analytics world. Soccer analytics are the primary focus, but we have conversations about the business side of football as well as analytics developments in related sports.
||CleanEpisode #11: Jonathan Gruhl||Who are Yaya Touré's peers? How unique are Landon Donovan and Gareth Bale? Discussing player similarities in football with data scientist and OptaPro Analytics Forum presenter Jonathan Gruhl.||3/11/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #10: Oliver Page||Discussing shotmaking strategies and expected goals with Oliver Page, a sports trader and presenter at the OptaPro Analytics Forum.||2/21/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #9: Simon Farrant and Devin Pleuler (OptaPro Analytics Forum)||A conversation with Simon Farrant and Devin Pleuler of Opta Sports about the new OptaPro Analytics Forum.||2/12/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #8: Zach Slaton (Best/Worst of 2013)||We look back at the major developments and storylines in soccer analytics during 2013 with Zach Slaton of Forbes.com.||1/12/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #7: 2014 FIFA World Cup Finals Draw||A panel discussion of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final Draw conducted on 7 December 2013, with Albert Larcada (ESPN), Bobby McMahon (Forbes), and Axel Torres (MARCA/GOL TV).||12/9/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #6: Geir Jordet||A conversation with Prof. Geir Jordet of Norwegian Centre of Football Excellence about psychological factors that impact elite performance in football.||11/21/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #5: David Sally (The Numbers Game)||An interview with behavioral economist David Sally about the bestselling football analytics book The Numbers Game.||11/7/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #4: Murray Innes (Integral Interview #2)||An interview with Murray Innes (Football Mythbusters) on popular myths and conjectures in football.||10/19/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #3: Damien Comolli (Integral Interview #1)||A conversation with former Liverpool director of football Damien Comolli on the current state of analytics in football.||10/19/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #2: Michael Calvin (The Nowhere Men)||Discussing the world of professional football scouts in England with UK journalist Michael Calvin.||10/19/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #1: Alberto Gutiérrez (Colo-Colo)||Discussing Chilean football and the role of analytics in South American soccer with Alberto Gutiérrez.||10/18/2013||Free||View in iTunes|