Henderson and Comolli

I finally found time to listen to the podcast of Sky Sports’ debate on football analytics, from December last year. If you’re interested in such things, I thoroughly recommend it (link).

One of the contributors was Liverpool’s former director of football, Damien Comolli. His comments on the scouting of Jordan Henderson in 2011 particularly piqued my interest, as they made me wonder if my chance quality work might have given the Sunderland man’s impressive chance creation figures some important context.

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