Welcome, everyone, to the Massive Report Data blog. This is the platform I will use to discuss the methods and meta-issues behind the data stored on this site. This is not the place to find analysis of the Crew, the players, or any of the content of the parent site. All of that coverage will… Continue reading Hello (geeky data) world!
Two weeks ago, I published an article that analysed the distribution of playing time for Columbus Crew teams over the past 14 years. One of the apparent conclusions of that investigation was that, for a team to be successful, it is necessary to have a relatively stable core of players. The underlying charts identified that… Continue reading Revisiting playing time: how important is a stable lineup in Major League Soccer?
With the end of the year quickly approaching, and the 2009 season starting to recede into memories both good and bad, this seems to be a good time to look back and begin to consider how the Crew’s performance this season compares to previous years. One way to do this is to examine how playing time… Continue reading An analysis of playing time for the 2009 Columbus Crew