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all, arguing about ambiguities is half the fun Occasionally, the authors get lost in the weeds as in their close reading of what it means to possess the ball , but no matter By any standard, this is a landmark book, scrupulously researched and bound to be influential Although its not light reading for casual fans, it may eventually change the game they watch We compared Soccernomics 2009 to Moneyball 2003 , but this hits even closer to the mark Keir Graff The Numbers Gamedoes the impossible of making the beautiful game even beautiful Malcolm Gladwell, author of The Tipping Pointand BlinkChris Anderson and David Sally have the ability to see football in a way few have before them Be warned The Numbers Game will change the way you think about your favorite team or player, and the way you watch the beautiful game Billy Beane, Manager of the Oakland As and subject of Moneyball I learned a lot, and it s hard not to applaud a project that is bent on the disenchantment of football s internal conversations and archaic practices, while simultaneously acknowledging an ineradicable core of the unpredictable and random at its heart David Goldblatt, author of The Ball Is Round A Global History of Soccerfor the Times Literary SupplementNorth American soccer fans would do very well to pick up this book It will not only help them understand the game better, but it will also stimulate new ways to analyze and think about the game Forbes This is the book that could change the game forever The Times London By any standards, this is a landmark book, scrupulously researched and bound to be influential Booklist starred review Witty and thoughtfulshould appeal not just to soccer fans, but to readers of Malcolm Gladwell and Freakonomics Kirkus ReviewsTheir rather innovative and revolutionary way of looking at the game makes for fascinating reading The Library JournalA highly original contribution to our understanding of what we are seeing at a match, their book is unbeatable The Independent 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    • The Numbers Game: Why Everything You Know About Soccer Is Wrong
    • 4.4
    • 676
    • Paperback
    • 392 pages
    • Chris Anderson
    • English
    • 08 August 2016

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