Category Archives: Player Performance



Give Me More Wings

Last night on Twitter, Tiago Estêvão@TiagoEstv posted a fascinating analysis of performance data for the 4 most productive wingers (goals and assists) from the 6 leading leagues in Europe (England, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Spain – he is Portugese!). Wingers With End Product I reproduce the output here – again with thanks to Tiago … Read More


Great Scott 2.0

Craig Fowler of ‘The Scotsman’ wrote an entertaining article on the 17 most improved footballers in Scotland this season. Our own Stuart Armstrong was at number one and you can read why here (The Renaissance Man?). At number two was the five (point ninety-nine!) in a row captain Scott Brown. Craig describes Brown’s efforts thus … Read More



Deeds of Boyata

Dedryck Boyata is currently back in a talented Belgian national squad, completing a circuitous journey from Manchester City “wonder kid”, through loans, a move to Celtic, errors and injury then back in the Celtic 1st team. The Manchester City Connection Boyata signed for Celtic on 2nd June 2015, the first signing by Deila of that … Read More



The Power of 10

The Celtic Number 10 Tom Rogic has been having the most productive season of his Celtic career, a career lacking linear progression and punctuated by spectacular goals, and injuries. He made the attacking midfield centre (AMC) position his own last season, taking over from Johansen who had been favoured by Deila. Commons has been the … Read More