Pep Guardiola seems not to be Joe Hart’s biggest fan. Since Pep’s unveiling as Manchester City’s new manager, rumours have abounded that a new goalkeeper is sought, with Inter’s Samir Handanovic, Barcelona’s Marc-Andre ter Stegen, and Real Sociedad’s promising Geronimo Rulli among those to have been linked with a move to England’s third city. Advocates […]Read more "How good is Joe Hart? Why Goalimpact might not be a great way to assess keepers"
It’s by now very well-known that Save% (Sv%) is a flawed means of judging a goalkeeper’s shot-stopping ability. The chief reason for this was established in 2014 research by Sander Ijtsma (here) and Colin Trainor (here), which found a keeper’s Sv% from a single season to have very little predictive power as to what they […]Read more "Someone sign Mannone! A budget method of ranking shot-stoppers"