Fantasy football

Identification of skill in an online game: The case of Fantasy Premier League

In this talk we consider what makes a successful Fantasy Premier League manager through a combination of data science, networks, and statistical analysis.

Webscraping with R

We'll run through some of the advantages of webscrpaing ones own data alongside some examples using the R language to scrape from a variety of data sources.

"How many likes do you think this will get?": Predicting self-exciting processes

What Makes a Good (Fantasy) Football Manager?

Fantasy Premier League ( is one of the worlds most popular online fantasy sports games with ~7 million players. During the 2018-19 season we undertook a large data scraping exercise to obtain data describing the …