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Stats Perform: How to generate ‘the best analysis possible’ from FA Cup fixtures

Featuring 160 games and over 700 clubs from the top-tier to tenth division of the English football pyramid, the FA Cup poses unique challenges for data collection and analysis. Ahead of this weekend’s FA Cup Final between Chelsea and Liverpool, Stats Perform’s Sr. Data Editor & Audience Engagement Manager, Matt Furniss, disclosed the lengths data providers need to go to …

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Sorare: How NFTs add the ‘extra dimension’ to the sporting experience

NFTs are infiltrating numerous industries, with both major sports leagues and betting companies increasingly drawn towards the emerging digital assets, although this has not gone unnoticed by regulators. Shortly after assuming his position as Head of Sales at Sorare, the providers of an NFT-based digital fantasy football platform, Dan Sormaz discussed sports’ engagement with the blockchain with Insider Sport, whilst …

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FIFA confident that new toolkit will match integrity goals

In an exclusive interview with Insider Sport, FIFA’s compliance team has revealed how world football’s governing body plans to improve the safeguarding of football matches and athletes utilising its new ‘integrity toolkit’. FIFA’s new toolkit is designed to improve the overall quality of the sport by educating players, coaches and member associations in order to prevent issues such as match manipulation. …

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