Match Review: Fulham 0-Arsenal 3

This review covers Fulham’s 3-0 home defeat against Arsenal. It will use data collected from Infogol, WhoScored and some primary data I collected using the latest available technology (pen and paper) while watching the game! I like to go into a lot of detail with these reviews, and this may not be to everyone’s taste:Continue reading “Match Review: Fulham 0-Arsenal 3”

Fulham and their FFP position – a summary

This post contains an overview of the Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules applicable to Fulham. These are rules that have been put in place to constrain football club expenditure and prevent owners gambling football club’s solvency on short term / high risk investment strategies. This post also includes an estimate of Fulham’s position against theContinue reading “Fulham and their FFP position – a summary”

Fulham FC and Financial Fair Play

This post will be a bit of an introduction to the main financial constraint facing Fulham, the Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules. I think this is an area that is not widely understood and there are a number of complexities so I will try my best to give an explanation of how it works. IContinue reading “Fulham FC and Financial Fair Play”

Parker’s Possession Problem

One characteristic of ‘Parkerball’ as played by Fulham this season, was domination of possession. Fulham averaged 61% possession this season (using sofascore based possession stats). They had the majority of the ball in 42 of the 46 regular season games, indeed the only Championship team’s to achieve similar numbers in thee last 3 years wereContinue reading “Parker’s Possession Problem”