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May 12, 2010

how far a player has run is a very good indicator of …

Filed under: Uncategorized — notyalcsdrawkcab @ 2:17 am

how far they can run.  Or maybe how much they like to run.

The relationship between how far a player has run and the positive impact that the player has had on their teams performance is non-existent.  It is just as important as which sock they put on first.  Or whether they have a middle name.

When I saw the A-league finals and saw the new distance tracking … I groaned.

Tracking distances run without any qualitative judgement of how effective those runs were leads to the praising of headless chicken types.


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