Soccer Analytics at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference 

Contributor: Zach Slaton

March 5, 2013


Yahoo Sports 

Wrapping up Sloan 2013: Larry Sanders, Stan Van Gundy, playing with leads, looking around, links 

By: Dan Devine | Ball Don't Lie  

March 5, 2013

The Wall Street Journal

What Ghana Fears Most About the U.S.: In the World Cup's knockout phase, fate can turn on penalty kicks—a U.S. specialty.

June 26, 2010 

The Wall Street Journal

England's Greatest Fear: A Penalty Kick 

June 25, 2010

Castrol Football: Official Sponsor 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa

World Cup Penalty Tips

June 25, 2010

The Guardian

Penalties will put World Cup players on the spot

June 7, 2010


The Sun 

Fab Should Ignore Roo & Lamps
June 5, 2010

The New York Times

A Few Things to Think About When Lining Up That Kick 

May 30, 2010

Daily Mail 

Let's pray a World Cup shoot-out is 'no choke' for Fabio Capello

May 30, 2010


Penalties will put World Cup players on the spot

May 27, 2010

Metro News - Metro Sport 

Jermain Defoe and Frank Lampard  - this is how to take a perfect penalty 

December 7, 2009

Wall Street Journal 

In Penalty Kicks, Tortoises Fare Better Than Hares

October 21, 2009 


The reason why England players choke at penalties

September 24, 2009


Warum England im Elfmeterschießen immer verliert

February 9, 2009

The Guardian

Psychology of the spot kick

June 20, 2008


The Times - The Sunday Times

Holland's footballers send for the shrinks

June 8, 2008

The Wall Street Journal 

The Flubbing Dutchmen: To Cure Soccer Penalty-Kick Phobias, Hugs and Psychologists
June 7, 2008

The Times - The Sunday Times

Football Shorts

February 17, 2008

Nature News

Penalty kicks are all in the mind

January 19, 2007

Science helps the Dutch national team with penalties
June 9, 2006