Reviews

  • Does the impossible of making the beautiful game even more beautiful

    Malcolm Gladwell
  • A must-read . . . Chris Anderson and David Sally have the ability to see football in a way few have before them. Be warned: The Numbers Game will change the way you think about your favourite team or player, and change the way you watch the beautiful game.

    Billy Beane, General Manager of the Oakland A's, the subject of Moneyball
  • A fascinating and stylish investigation into a rapidly developing way of understanding football

    Jonathan Wilson, author of Inverting the Pyramid: The History of Football Tactics
  • Whether you are a traditionalist or a numbers nut you can enjoy this book. It's thorough, accessible, and devoid of the absolute truths so many on both sides of the debate peddle.

    Gabriele Marcotti, football broadcaster and author
  • It is the book that could change the game forever

    Times
  • You need to like football. Millions of people do. And they should rush to read this book immediately. The game they love will take on new depth, colour and subtlety

    Ed Smith, The Times