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Jörg Seidel
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How much more Goalimpact does my team need?
If you are a club owner or fan, you would want to know how many points your team is going to have at the end of the season to judge if your team is good enough or needs reinforcement. Let's assume you decide your team isn't g...
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As a preperation for the #uclfinal  
Odds based on starting XI: Juventus: 18.6%, Draw: 27.3%, FC Barcelona: 54.2%. Let the game begin... Juventus PlayerGoalimpactPeak GIAgeLast National TeamNo. GamesNo. MinutesGianluigi Buffon156.0168.637.3Italien78572757Claudi...
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We are happy to announce that the results of the new Goalimpact algorithm are published for the Premier League and for the Bundesliga on our partner sides PremierInsider (Premier League) and LigaInsider (Bundesliga) Especia...
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If you saw only few games of a player, it is hard to tell if he is good or not. If you saw all games of a player in his career after he retires, you will have a pretty clear picture if he was any good. In this article we test...
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An article I should have written long ago.
Following the updated algorithm and the latest Top-50 players list, we received a lot of questions to individual players and on how to read the chart. Let's answer both in one post. Zlatan Ibrahimovic Easily the most request...
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It has been silent on the blog lately, but it wasn't a quite time. We have been busy putting together a new version of the algorithm that promises a better discriminatory power between good and better players. The main change...
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Bundesliga season 2015/16 has officially started today.
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Predicting the unpredicatable Bundesliga season
This year's Bundesliga season was a special one. Not in the sense that we saw a surprise winner, but it had some features that made it feel unique. Most of all maybe Dormund's roller-coaster favorite on rank 2, to the rock bo...
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One of the most surprising results of the latest top-50 list of football players, was the high ranking of Stefan Ilsanker. He was rated despite playing in the mediocre Austrian Bundesliga, albeit at the league dominating Red ...
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"Predictions are difficult, especially about the future." coined Nils Bohr once famously. The equivalent in football is the scouting of future top players. Goalimpact is designed to predict future performance - as opposed to ...
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The best football players of the world. I pledge not to wait another year to post the follow up.
It is nearly one year ago that we published the last "Top50" list and hence we should expect many changes. But as we also just updated the algorithm there are even more changes and the list is a bit difficult to digest. Here ...
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What was the worst team ever to win Champions League?
Inspired by Rob Brown's following tweet, we look at the best and worst Champions League finalist ever. Wondering which was the worst team to have won the Champions League. It's one of Marseille 1993, Liverpool 2005 and Chels...
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  • University of Hamburg
    Finance, 2007 - present
  • University of Münster
    Physics, 1992 - 1996
  • Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
    Physics, 1997 - 1998
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  • Vattenfall Energy Trading
    Head of Power Market Analysis, 2009 - present
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