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Don’t be scared of a little youth! Give these teens a chance!

@TheGersReport revisits some of the forward prospects touted by his Age-Adjusted goal rates to find that some Scottish Premiership clubs may be missing out on a new generation of goal scorers...

Modern Fitba · Nov 12

Europa League Analysis: Is Connor Goldson miscast as a ball-playing centre back?

@TheGersReport examination of the passing stats for the centre backs for both Rangers & Celtic in Europa League play has one clear outlier & it’s Connor Goldson...

Modern Fitba · Nov 12
Modern Fitba · Oct 26

Updated Projected League Table & a look at how to save Dundee’s season

Written by: @TheGersReportThis is part of an ongoing series in which I will regularly share a projection model that makes data based predictions of the final Scottish Premiership table.

Modern Fitba · Oct 26
Modern Fitba · Oct 4

Updated Projected League Table sees Livingston’s defensive play solidifying chances of staying in top six

@TheGersReport presents his updated Projected League Table & it’s beginning to look like Livingston is a pretty safe bet to stay in the top six this season...

Modern Fitba · Oct 4
Modern Fitba · Sep 28

Projected League Table: There’s a new “surprise” team at the top of the table

The new Projected League Table sees a new, “surprise” team at the top of the table as @TheGersReport stumbles upon a weekly column...

Modern Fitba · Sep 28
Modern Fitba · Sep 21

Updated Projected League Table: Rangers move up & keep an eye on Killie

An updated Projected League Table applying a model created by @TheGersReport sees Rangers moving in the right direction & indicators that Kilmarnock are on the verge of another winning run...

Modern Fitba · Sep 21
Modern Fitba · Sep 14

Establishing which sides limit the opposition when out of possession in the SPFL.

Which sides are best at limiting the oppositions Possession Efficiency and which sides are as watertight as a sieve?

Modern Fitba · Sep 14
Modern Fitba · Sep 13

Residual Win Percentage and the Johnson Effect in Scottish Football

Seth Dodson takes xWP a step further by introducing the concept of residual win percentage or rWP, the difference between actual win percentage and xWP...

Modern Fitba · Sep 13
Modern Fitba · Sep 5

Establishing which sides make the most of their possession in the SPFL

Which team make the most of their possession. What’s the point of having a lot of possession if you don’t do anything with it?

Modern Fitba · Sep 5
Modern Fitba · Sep 5

Most Ball Recoveries per 90 (as of September 3, 2018)

A ball recovery includes player’s actions (interception, picking up, won challenge) ending opponent’s ball possession and giving a chance of making quick counter-atack.Data comes courtesy of InStat Football...

Modern Fitba · Sep 5
Modern Fitba · Sep 5

Most Successful Dribbles per 90 (as of September 3, 2018)

A successful dribble means the player beats the defender while retaining possession, unsuccessful ones are where the dribbler is tackled...

Modern Fitba · Sep 5
Modern Fitba · Aug 28

“Are our heroic goal-scorers merely products of exceptional runs of luck?”

Players get labeled “great finishers” or “poor finishers” all the time, & the reality is that it is very rarely based on actual facts.

Modern Fitba · Aug 28
Modern Fitba · Aug 13

Defensive Third Exits: Peter Haring & Hearts clean up v. Celtic

In his ongoing series of looking at Defensive Third Exits, @TheGersReport tracked a couple of young center-backs (John Souttar & Jack Hendry) & was thoroughly impressed by the play of Peter Haring...

Modern Fitba · Aug 13
Modern Fitba · Jul 22

Previewing Celtic’s Champions League Qualifying Opponent Rosenborg

Rosenborg come in to their Champions League qualifying match up with Celtic after sacking their manager and sitting second in the table...

Modern Fitba · Jul 22
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Cel Tic-N-Our Pod Cast

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Paddy McCourt with A Celtic State of Mind

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Sportsound Podcast: 13 Nov 18

Reaction to the Scotland WNT’s friendly match against the United States in Paisley...

View fixtures League table

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 12 8 2 2 27 6 21 26
2 Hearts 13 8 2 3 19 13 6 26
3 “Rangers” 12 7 3 2 32 11 21 24
4 Kilmarnock 13 7 3 3 19 12 7 24
5 St Johnstone 13 7 2 4 16 18 -2 23
6 Aberdeen 12 6 3 3 16 10 6 21
7 Livingston 12 5 4 3 12 7 5 19
8 Hibernian 12 5 3 4 21 12 9 18
9 Motherwell 12 3 2 7 12 22 -10 11
10 Hamilton Academical 13 3 1 9 9 28 -19 10
11 St Mirren 13 1 2 10 6 26 -20 5
12 Dundee 13 1 1 11 6 30 -24 4

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Livingston 0-0 Celtic Celtic FC Livingston 0-0 Celtic at Almondvale Stadium in Livingston in the Ladbrokes Premiership. 2018-11-11T12:00:00+00:00 2018-11-11T13:45:00+00:00
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12:00 11 November 2018

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Hamilton v Celtic Celtic FC Hamilton v Celtic at New Douglas Park in Hamilton in the Ladbrokes Premiership. 2018-11-24T12:30:00+00:00 2018-11-24T14:15:00+00:00
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Ladbrokes Premiership
12:30 24 November 2018