Soccer/World Football

July, 2009
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David R. Brillinger

This paper provides a review of statistical and related methods and models that have been employed in studies of soccer, also know as association football. The sections are: 1. Data collection and descriptive analyses, 2. Stochastic modelling, 3. Ranking, 4. Tournaments and scheduling, 5. Game theory, 6. Economics and management, 7. Some remaining topics, 8. Extended reference list.

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