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Is Noa Lang the most exciting player missing from the Euros?

Is Noa Lang the most exciting player missing from the Euros?
Noa Lang's moment may finally have come, but it won't be at the Euros. He was 18 years old when he first sat on the bench for Ajax during the 2017-18 Eredivisie season, but things never worked out fo...
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smarterscout SPECIAL REPORT: England at the Euros

smarterscout SPECIAL REPORT: England at the Euros
Has there ever been a more talented player pool for England's men's football team? It's hard to think of a squad with more young players who are indisputably among the world's most exciting prospects,...

The smarterscout 2020-21 Premier League Second Team

The smarterscout 2020-21 Premier League Second Team
It's a youth movement in the Premier League! Our Best XI for the 2020-21 season featured plenty of veterans – with the notable exception of Pedro Neto – but our second...

The smarterscout 2020-21 Premier League Best XI

The smarterscout 2020-21 Premier League Best XI
With most of the major questions in England's top tier having been settled, and several clubs already with very little to play for, we thought it was time to offer our best XI for the 2020-21 season. ...

Introducing xGAR: expected goals above replacement

Introducing xGAR: expected goals above replacement
By Dan Altman, creator of smarterscout Though it's not always obvious, many of the metrics we use today in football analytics have been borrowed from other sports. Basketball analyst...