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Stephen Drennan @babuyagu Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

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@ClinicalLiz Probably won't help you this time, but I have started to map out my articles into sections I want to c… https://t.co/LWVh1dpqu7 @McsweenCraig @mahithgamage So to have the number of xpnts we do now, a team would have to be turning in performanc… https://t.co/cULulTQ1JV @McsweenCraig @mahithgamage Depends on your source of data - I've seen it at 60 this weekend. But the idea is the s… https://t.co/Zwka1UfTQBBernie sanders is not a radical. Raising minimum wage is not radical. Pursuing healthcare for all is not radical.… https://t.co/Mm9u0Js5kl
Retweeted by Stephen Drennan @LFCJack_96 He's shit at long throws in fairness.Oblak is worth more than 30,000,000.01 https://t.co/hmOYACM1uJtends to score much lower in terms of what we use in public data in terms of players involvement defensively. Gin… https://t.co/YhysABZDI0Which highlights a problem I see with using volume metrics for defensive actions - players who play in this way (e.… https://t.co/3UD0mHsB4YMost maddening thing about that goal from a defensive perspective is how many players dove into things taking thems… https://t.co/deqiAoCOSqChelsea getting absolutely rinsed here. @Michael_J_Adams @futebolbaseroom Oh there is a huge list with varying degrees of 'close' to signing - includes Zla… https://t.co/Rodj8KsM8o @mrexperienceJA @markgoldbridge But that is the new level? They have gone from ~5th-7th under Moyes, LVG and Mourin… https://t.co/z1CTYhLWOD @futebolbaseroom I think not signing Makelele, Kante and Ronaldo when he had the chance is up there. Messi was also… https://t.co/4fhNdya6XvThis is twitter, so I have to state that I am aware he once played for Arsenal and they - laughably - let him go.Serge Gnabry seems to absolutely love playing in London. Imagine if he ever signed for a London-based club!!! @MariCLewis A team whose most well known song is 'We'll see you in court' @markgoldbridge You end up never dealing with the floors above the bottom two (director of football, boardroom, own… https://t.co/oUazmklvNl @markgoldbridge Nope. Said it many times but it's like a burning multi-story building which you are trying to fix… https://t.co/IvjR3RJIMhLEAKED: Manchester City 20-21 Home Kit https://t.co/Gd6qweWiBR https://t.co/7V0ja0JstL @Hippokloppamus From playing Pandemic a lot, I've realised Madagascar is the place to be. I could have wiped out… https://t.co/PXtIIMb1H0 @utdarena 1. Brandon Williams is United's best full back. Really impresses me and makes good choices - which is unu… https://t.co/792OsOcj14https://t.co/SUiWy7vaYi https://t.co/ufajpMsbqRHow much of what you see in the world today, from Trump, Brexit, Climate Change Denial comes down to this."Against stupidity we are defenseless. Reasons fall on deaf ears; facts that contradict one’s prejudgment simply ne… https://t.co/pilTt0OmiA
Retweeted by Stephen Drennanincidental. Never again will we try to persuade the stupid person with reasons, for it is senseless and dangerous.”… https://t.co/WW5JfIOc8k"Against stupidity we are defenseless. Reasons fall on deaf ears; facts that contradict one’s prejudgment simply ne… https://t.co/pilTt0OmiAIn fairness to her, if she was singing what City do, she would still be singing about Liverpool. https://t.co/7diUQYsJh7future, otherwise the whole laughable time at Valencia wouldn't have happened and he wouldn't have embarrassed hims… https://t.co/kswiOZwP8T"We see the world as we are, not as it is" Neville has no inside knowledge here or has ever discussed this with Sa… https://t.co/QqbSIvHo3j @SelecaoTalk @topimpacat Your choice of measure doesn't prove this. You are incapable of basic math if you think it does. @SelecaoTalk And muted. If you cannot tell the difference between facts and opinions, especially when the data has… https://t.co/vhsjUEgkMr @SelecaoTalk @topimpacat This is dumb math. It's a zero sum game. Really think about this. It's like saying the pe… https://t.co/Eom4pNgNS4 @SelecaoTalk Actually don't bother, I'll mute this so I don't waste any further time refuting your made up numbers. @SelecaoTalk Only four EPL seasons on record has the 3rd place team on 80+ points. 4th place has never had that man… https://t.co/pfaaY6wggG @SelecaoTalk Dismissing any and all evidence that refutes your point. Literally the definition of confirmation bias. @SelecaoTalk or all seasons played, yet they are miles off Liverpool. @SelecaoTalk That is simply because football works in cycles. The teams you traditionally think of as the top teams… https://t.co/jZ57fxen5F @SelecaoTalk just suddenly became shit but were actually really good the day before? @SelecaoTalk There were 4 English teams in the 2 European Finals last season, and Man City - the league leader with… https://t.co/UrLefJYj7G @roscoe_2000 that would allow them to realise they are wrong. @roscoe_2000 It's also impossible. Because anybody that understands science and math at the most basic of levels wi… https://t.co/nzkvJ2LV72 @SelecaoTalk You used the word 'fact' for what is an opinion @AndrewNessy Aston Villa going out and spending ~150m - without having a sugar daddy arrive to make it happen is a good indicator. @pete_ellis70 I think there is a huge difference between people our age who you talk to as real people with real op… https://t.co/1o7fQ3sfas @pete_ellis70 Or that, on average, teams below Liverpool have less points than before. No shit! That is exactly how… https://t.co/UeYHHGgsWk @pete_ellis70 Oh I love it. The bitterness and crying, the desperate attempts to undermine us just to make them fee… https://t.co/4pX2NOhb4o @bririley_70 Yeah, exactly. I made that argument and was told that it highlights just how weak european football… https://t.co/FKneNxd2ZbFantastic viz this. Well in. https://t.co/CVAlzyRGD1of Liverpool dropping 18 points, they won them instead The flaw in their line of thinking is that no team can ever… https://t.co/xyQvEasRrpbe less points to go around teams below them. It's simple maths. If Liverpool had dropped ~18 points to the teams… https://t.co/27TiqF2IpjI see lots of examples of saying the EPL is weak this season because teams below Liverpool have less points than av… https://t.co/SWm3oRrrGP @BrownGed @queklopp I wasn't planning to. But now... 😄Has a goal involvement from open play of 0.084 per 90 this season. It was 0.086 last season. So it seems like l… https://t.co/ZScEk8jryg @lexie_najas You are falsely assuming causation though. When Klopp has Gomez at RB, did we see these numbers? Or… https://t.co/f6V8dc3GXy @MLSDNSG Don't think Lallana would get in above Gotze or Kagawa as the penetrative midfielder though. @lexie_najas Okay, I produced the data for your placing of the goalposts before. Now you are shifting them so I'll… https://t.co/f7mNRVmW3l @Vaibhav_MU Nah, Reus doesn't get in ahead of Mané. He was (and still is) a great player but nobody ever realistica… https://t.co/1iSYy14QmT @lexie_najas If you remove wing backs - then things start to look ridiculous for Trent. https://t.co/mPWOj4Mpek
Retweeted by Stephen Drennan @lexie_najas If you remove wing backs - then things start to look ridiculous for Trent. https://t.co/mPWOj4Mpekhttps://t.co/I31XOprRgL @lexie_najas So what you are saying is, in the interests of fairness, we should look only at open play involvement… https://t.co/tFUz6QPbCV @nazenanip4ul @50ShadesOfHendo He owned the Premier League`s midfield for a few years. Absolute nightmare to play against.I am only today realising that United fans telling Trent to 'come outside' is a thing. They pick and chose their… https://t.co/1jkmKRQECOMoyes will get praise because they scored two goals, but that is just results-based analysis. They played well beca… https://t.co/x3UWhjMXEshttps://t.co/cVzDqqTcS2 Thing to remember with PPDA is exactly what is being measured. "Passes per Defensive Act… https://t.co/Yg1V5A8mze
Retweeted by Stephen DrennanTonight, Moyes' side managed a pathetic 120. Only the 88 ( ! ) managed by Villa was lower. West Ham only managed… https://t.co/hI1ffluZ9rDavid Moyes hoofball falls into the latter category. We did press high, but it was nothing crazy. We average 24 d… https://t.co/OGqR7jb8Dphttps://t.co/cVzDqqTcS2 Thing to remember with PPDA is exactly what is being measured. "Passes per Defensive Act… https://t.co/Yg1V5A8mze
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@Morriisz @bernardooooV3 #ProjectingThis Liverpool team now (jointly) holds the all time English top flight record for most consecutive wins (18), and… https://t.co/Qjc3uz72Vr
Retweeted by Stephen Drennan @meepok0315 @queklopp Not too late to start this - this account is pretty much dedicated to using stats and footy analogies :D @rayxnene Those screenshots are all from understat. You can use the likes of sofascore and fbref too for quick and easy public statsResult gave the illusion of a game that was much closer than it actually was. If Mané had just looked across the… https://t.co/JpLTgIJAu5 @MariCLewis @jameswtweet That's fair, he changed the tempo of the game and that was crucial. But I think Trent was still clear of everyone. @TuchyJay Yep. I think tonight people might start to see the value in players who are tidy and keep the ball - then… https://t.co/crJ6GfN5Aw @ScottCGroom https://t.co/GV4wIgtLsP Thought it was by far one of his worst performances for us since moving to CB… https://t.co/z9UjJFGpQW @football_fv Literally never heard that term - but then my Spanish knowledge is zero :D I love Sombrerito though.… https://t.co/BVl8wQ3GxI @TuchyJay https://t.co/GV4wIgtLsP @EarlRavebrook Made far more than one mistake. Lost Diop for the first, Fornals for the second, Let antonio in ahea… https://t.co/3oDSaF39si @UmpteenthChaptr So take for example City - they have averaged 2.11 points per game this season. In a 38 game sea… https://t.co/D4PNf35Ghs @TuchyJay Probably his worst game since moving to CB tbh. @jameswtweet As I said, it should be a poll of just Trent. The others I threw in based on highest rated on stats si… https://t.co/8uhmntm0yB @football_fv True? I had no idea what the rest of South america called it. Just know it's a Chapeuzinho in Brazil -… https://t.co/dYr4IxRgUm @queklopp Absolutely. Count that fucker down match by match and savour every second of it :DHonestly, think Trent absolutely walks away with it and was tempted to just put a poll of 1 option :D Gini was goo… https://t.co/eknHPz3k62Man of the Match? @ricflairandyh Jon Moss hadn't met his target of 1000 steps. Needed another 5 minutes to cram them in.a 7 point season over 38 games.14 point season over 38 games. City have averaged 2.11 points per game this season. Maintaining that form over the… https://t.co/jhn6zR7H46to a 28 point season over 38 games. The average EPL champion picks up 2.29 points per game. At average champions f… https://t.co/Scp9PuhKKqUpdate: Liverpool now need 12 points to win the league. Or 1.09 points per game. Which equates to a 41 point season… https://t.co/dDXboe4DrnCorner in, hoofed away - full time whistle. It's over 3-2 win. ... and now you're gonna believe us...Ball in cleared out to Noble, he fires it in, looks in... Gini deflects wide. CornerMatip gives up a fk on the corner of our box. 5 minutes of time already played. Last kick this...What a ball from Ali to Ox. Pass back to Ali, instead of finding Gomez with the simple ball off to the side, he d… https://t.co/Hlei8VXmg0Robbo poor again there though. Through ball from Antonio to Bowen, 1v1, Ali comes out to kill the angle. Tries to… https://t.co/zXnwma3vOlAlisson casually making 1v1 saves to keep us ahead. My keeperAnd it's chalked off - Turns out that LiVARpool stuff is bollocks I guess. Who knew?4-2 Mane again. Gini, Ox and Trent brilliant in the buildup. Oh this will be offside. @mattdfoot Often the case this season tbh. We seem to have extra gears that we go into when a goal behind - like v Villa.
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