Big Data and Soccer’s Search for the Holy Grail

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Mining actionable insights from an overwhelming amount of data isn't just a marketing and advertising thing; it's also helping soccer clubs get a leg up on the competition. Clubs such as Liverpool and Manchester City are using Big Data to guide them towards the transfer market’s Holy Grail: discovering and cheaply signing players who go on to become stars. If the numbers add up, and just as importantly, if teams are able to correctly interpret those numbers, cheap young players can be found that result in future success both on the pitch and at the bank. Read entire article here>