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Sequences of passes and players

Sunday, October 2nd, 2005

Auch, one week and no post from me - instead there seems to be a bunch of great posts from various people. Thanks for keeping this blog interesting.

After running around in CTIA and related events for the whole week, I decided to use a few hours to program a small python app to analyze sequences of passes (strings of players and strings of certain types of passes). I wanted to look past single passes to find out if there is a dominant string of players in a team. Or if a team seems to use a certain sequence of passes, like dumps after short attacking passes. Again I used data from WUGC open final: Canada vs. USA. small set of data, I admit.
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