Football Analytics

PLAYING STYLE CLASSIFICATION (PCA RESULTS)

Below are the results from the PCA used to classify the playing styles of positions. For each playing style I have listed the contributing factors to the principle component with the event with the highest weighting listed first. For each playing style I have then listed the players who are fully embody the style. Details of the study can be found here. For more information you can reach me on Twitter @TomBrownTweets

Goalkeepers:

Central Defenders:

Full-backs:

Defensive Midfielders:

Central Midfielders:

Attacking Midfielders:

Wingers:

Forwards:

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