The 2012 AT&T MLS All-Star Game on July 25 in Philadelphia will be the world’s first “smart soccer match” and will feature the new micoach professional soccer team tracking system, the next step in player performance analysis technology.
Adidas and Major League Soccer announces a huge new initiative that’ll make the MLS perhaps the most high-tech sports league in the world.
You’ll know it when you see it, which, quite frankly, you’re not likely to anytime soon.
We may never see sabermetrics formulas like BAPIB, WAR or the slash line in baseball enter mainstream soccer coverage, or even out-of-the-way nerd blogs. But as our understanding of how best to apply the incredible array of available information improves, we may see some far-flung statistics enter commonplace usage while others fade away.
A guy who’s poor at math(s) tries to understand soccermetrics.