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Emirates Stadium. Arsenal 2:0 Middlesbrough. Barclays Premier League. Emirates Stadium, 26/4/09. Credit : Arsenal Football Club / Stuart MacFarlane.

Prozone data used in Journal of Sports Sciences research paper

The debate over whether the Premier League should follow the example of other European leagues and replace its congested festive fixture list with a winter break is a regular point of discussion in the media. In a scientific look at the issue, Prozone data was recently used in an independent research paper which examined the effects of a congested period of fixtures on tactical and physical performance in football.

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Six Nations Breakdown: England 47-17 Italy

England continued their unbeaten start to the RBS Six Nations on Saturday with a commanding win over Italy at Twickenham.

After each England match throughout the tournament we’re looking at an aspect of the game in detail, using data to provide a more detailed picture of performance. This week, we’ve taken a look at the kicking games of the English and Italian sides.

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