The University of Liverpool Podcast
About This Show
In depth conversations that explore cutting edge research and analysis from the University of Liverpool. From cancer smelling machines, to nano-medicine, to the Beatles, this podcast explores the frontiers of science and culture.
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#026 How much is your favourite Premier League player really worth?
All of a sudden mathematics wizards and statisticians are moving into the front offices of major sports teams. Ian McHale, Professor of Sports Analytics at the University of Liverpool, discusses the remarkable rise of analytics in professional sport. We see it in cycling, baseball, basketball… but what about football? McHale says the Premier League is behind other sports in adopting analytics to drive performance. This means some star players might be over-valued (and overpaid) while the role their teammates play may be overlooked.
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Episodes of This Show
Dec 26 2017
Dec 11 2017
Rated 4 out of
Each episode is a window into an area of academic research, presented in an engaging and accessible way. A great addition to my selection of podcasts which are mostly current affairs/documentaries.
Date published: 2017-07-09