ABOUT

smarterscout is a fast, easy-to-use platform for evaluating the performance of football players around the world. It uses algorithms developed by Dan Altman at North Yard Analytics to assess players' contributions to winning, their playing style, and their skill levels. smarterscout also has the ultimate tool for football transfers: adjustment factors to predict how a player in one league might succeed in another. Data-driven scouting isn't just for big clubs any more – now anyone can do it!

Right now smarterscout covers 45 leagues around the world, including six second-tier leagues for Premium and Pro users, and twelve first-tier leagues for Pro users only.

All users: Argentina Superliga, Australia A-League, Austria Bundesliga, Belgium First Division A, Brazil Serie A, China Super League, Denmark Superliga, England/Wales Premier League, France Ligue 1, Germany Bundesliga, Greece Super League, Italy Serie A, Japan J1 League, Korea K-League, Mexico Liga MX, Netherlands Eredivisie, Norway Eliteserien, Portugal Primeira Liga, Russia Premier League, Spain La Liga, Sweden Allsvenskan, Switzerland Super League, Turkey Super Lig, Ukraine Premier League, United States Major League Soccer, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League

Premium and Pro users: England/Wales Championship, France Ligue 2, Germany 2. Bundesliga, Italy Serie B, Spain La Liga 2, United States USL Championship

Pro users: Bolivia LFP Boliviano, Chile Primera, Colombia Primera A, Costa Rica Liga FPD, Croatia Prva Liga, Czech Republic First League, Ecuador LigaPro Serie A, Paraguay Primera, Peru Primera, Poland Ekstraklasa, Uruguay Primera, Venezuela Liga Venezolana 

Soon smarterscout may grow to as many as 50 leagues. Here's what you can see right now for every player in our database as a smarterscout registered user:

  • minutes played at each position
  • attacking contribution based on two models of expected goals
  • defending contribution based on two models of expected goals
  • ball retention
  • eight aspects of playing style
  • skills in aerial and ground duels
  • shooting and saving skill
  • shot quality and scoring metrics
  • statistics on involvement in moves leading to shots and goals
  • fantasy league metrics including average minutes played, simulated scoring, and team goals conceded – all home and away

You can search our database with these metrics or by using a specific player as a model, and you can compare players with our exclusive data visualizations. And here's the best part: smarterscout is free! Registered users can access up to 10 queries and player profiles every day at no charge. So dive in and enjoy!