Ian Graham


Ian Graham joined Liverpool FC in 2012 as director of research. He develops statistical tools for the prediction of football matches and the performance analysis of players.

From 2005 until 2012 Ian was head of football research firm Decision Tech, where he ran analysis projects for the Premier League, professional clubs and bookmakers. He also appeared in the Fink Tank, the Times' weekly article on football statistics.

He holds a PhD in physics from the University of Cambridge and a MPhys from Cardiff University.



Data Analysis at Liverpool FC

I will give insight into the data we collect and analyse at Liverpool FC. I will also discuss work we have done to try to understand the calibration, visualisation and analysis of Tracab tracking data.