Soccer Analytics: Finding New Passing Lanes

They say good things come to those who wait. With more and more clubs starting to leverage analytics tools pioneered in other sports, this adage now applies to analytics in soccer. In this panel, members from all levels of the soccer world will delve into this topic to discuss what the future of analytics in soccer holds. In a low-scoring sport with traditionally few data-points to track, how can new technologies and the use of analytics provide greater visibility in team, manager, player, or even referee performance? With the English Premier League breaking transfer fee records year after year, and the other European leagues following suit, are clubs really gaining value from expensive transfers? Further, can new ways to view the game in real time actually bring about change to a sport notorious for resisting change?

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