31 July, 2013

Memory Lane: Chelsea 2009/10.

Premier League, Champions League and FA Cup matches.

6,66 Drogba
6,53 Lampard
6,45 A. Cole, Essien
6,44 Anelka
6,35 Malouda
6,27 Terry
6,26 Alex
6,24 Zhirkov
6,21 Ricardo Carvalho
6,18 Deco
6,16 Ivanovic
6,14 Cech
6,11 Ballack, J. Cole
6,06 Kalou
6,02 Bruma
5,96 Belletti, Paulo Ferreira
5,90 Mikel
5,77 Turnbull
5,72 Hilário

Memory Lane: Real Madrid 1983/84.

La Liga, UEFA Cup and Copa del Rey matches. 

3,54 Stielike
3,48 Butragueño
3,46 Miguel Ángel
3,43 Chendo
3,35 Martín Vázquez
3,10 Juan José, San José
3,04 Juanito
2,98 Camacho
2,88 Sanchís
2,85 Salguero
2,79 Bernardo
2,77 Pineda
2,75 Gallego
2,71 Ángel
2,70 Lozano
2,69 Bonet
2,63 Metgod
2,43 Santillana
2,25 Isidro

28 July, 2013

Womens' Euro 1997-2013.

Host country - champions/runners up - goals per match - average attendance
1997 in Norway/Sweden: 1) Germany, 2) Italy - 2,33 - 2379
2001 in Germany: 1) Germany, 2) Sweden - 2,67 - 6180
2005 in England: 1) Germany, 2) Norway - 3,33 - 7894
2009 in Finland: 1) Germany, 2) England - 3,00 - 5396
2013 in Sweden: 1) Germany, 2) Norway - 2,24 - 8676

27 July, 2013

Average ratings Allsvenskan 1994.

3,22 Robert Prytz (Malmö FF)
3,20 Pascal Simpson (AIK Stockholm)
3,17 Arnor Gudjohnsen (Örebro)
3,11 Roland Nilsson (Helsingborg)
3,00 Lasse Eriksson (Norrköping)
2,96 Jörgen Pettersson (MFF)
2,92 Stefan Pettersson (MFF), Duško Radinović (Degerfors)
2,90 Pontus Kåmark, Joachim Björklund (IFK Göteborg)
2,88 Sulo Vaattovaara (Norrköping)
2,85 Mattias Jonson (Örebro)
2,84 Thomas Ravelli (IFK Göteborg)
2,83 Stefan Rehn (IFK Göteborg)
2,81 Per Blohm (Norrköping)
2,80 Anders Karlsson (Örebro)
2,79 Jesper Blomqvist (IFK Göteborg)
2,78 Hans Bergh (Hammarby)
2,76 Lars Zetterlund (Örebro)
2,73 Johan Mjällby (AIK)
2,72 Jesper Jansson (AIK)
2,68 Niclas Alexandersson (Halmstad)
2,67 Magnus Erlingmark (IFK Göteborg), Stefan Landberg, Hans Eklund (Öster)
2,64 Niclas Nylén (MFF)
2,62 Miroslaw Kubisztal (Örebro)
2,61 Jonas Lind, Niclas Kindvall (Norrköping)

Goals + assists:
28: Niclas Kindvall (Norrköping) : 23+5
23: Miroslaw Kubisztal (Örebro) : 19+4
19: Dick Lidman (AIK) : 14+5
19: Jörgen Pettersson (MFF) : 14+5
17: Petter Wibrån (Öster) : 11+6
17: Mattias Jonson (Örebro) : 14+3
17: Mikael Martinsson (IFK Göteborg) : 13+4
15: Hans Eklund (Öster) : 12+3
14: Pascal Simpson (AIK) : 10+4
14: Niclas Alexandersson (Halmstad) : 5+9
14: Robert Andersson (Halmstad) : 10+4

24 July, 2013

Market value of foreign Serie A players, summer 1984.

Source: Corriere della Sera.

6,5 million €: Maradona (Napoli)
4,0 million €: Rummenigge (Inter)
2,7 million €: Sócrates (Fiorentina)
2,5 million €: Zico (Udinese)
2,0 million €: Toninho Cerezo (Roma)
1,8 million €: Falcão (Roma)
1,7 million €: Schachner (Torino)
1,5 million €: Júnior (Torino), Wilkins (Milan)
1,3 million €: Passarella (Fiorentina)
1,2 million €: Boniek (Juventus), Briegel & Elkjær (Verona), Hateley (Milan)
1,1 million €: R. Díaz (Avellino), Souness (Sampdoria)
1 million €: Platini (Juventus), Strömberg (Atalanta); T. Francis (Sampdoria)
900.000 €: Bertoni (Napoli), Brady (Inter)
750.000 €: Batista (Lazio)
700.000 €: Corneliusson (Como)
650.000 €; Coeck (Ascoli)
600.000 €: Edinho (Udinese), H. Müller (Como)
500.000 €: Lars Larsson (Atalanta), P. Hernández (Ascoli), Barbadillo (Avellino)
250.000 €: M. Laudrup (Lazio)

22 July, 2013

Average ratings Allsvenskan 1993.

3,58 Stefan Rehn (IFK Göteborg)
3,46 Joachim Björklund (IFK Göteborg)
3,40 Jesper Blomqvist (IFK Göteborg)
3,17 Pascal Simpson (AIK)
3,16 Milenko Vukcevic (Degerfors)
3,00 Jörgen Pettersson (MFF)
2,96 Jonas Olsson (IFK Göteborg), Henrik Larsson (Helsingborg)
2,92 Lars Eriksson (Norrköping), Jesper Jansson (Öster)
2,88 Niclas Alexandersson (Halmstad), Mats Lilienberg (Trelleborg), Stefan Landberg (Öster)
2,85 Magnus Hedman (AIK)
2,79 Henrik Bertilsson (Halmstad)
2,75 Robert Prytz, Jörgen Pettersson (MFF)
2,74 Pelle Blohm (Norrköping)
2,72 Thomas Ravelli (IFK Göteborg)
2,71 Patrik Lessmark (Häcken)
2,69 Kennet Andersson (Norrköping)

20 July, 2013

1958 World Cup: Combined goal & assist table.

17: Fontaine (Fra) : 13 goals+4 assists
9: Kopa (Fra) : 3+6
7: Pelé (Bra) : 6+1
7: Hamrin (Swe) : 4+3
6: Rahn (BRD) : 6+0
6: Vavá (Bra) : 5+1
6: Schäfer (BRD) : 2+4
5: McParland (Nir) : 5+0
5: Hovorka (Cze) : 2+3
5: Parodi (Par) : 2+3
4: Simonsson (Swe) : 4+0
4: Zikán (Cze) : 4+0
4: Veselinović (Yug) : 3+1
4: Corbatta (Arg) : 3+1
4: Tichy (Hun) : 3+1
4: Didi (Bra) : 1+3
4: Skoglund (Swe) : 1+3
4: Liedholm (Swe) : 2+2
4: Piantoni (Fra) : 2+2
3: Altafini ("Mazzola") : 2+1
3: Seeler (BRD) : 2+1
3: Romero (Par) : 2+1
3: Djalma Santos (Bra) : 1+2

3: Garrincha (Bra) : 0+3

19 July, 2013

Memory Lane: La Liga 1989/90.

Ratings: Don Balón.

7,30 Martín Vázquez (Real Madrid)
7,10 Ablanedo II (Sp. Gijón)
7,00 Hugo Sánchez (Real Madrid)
6,90 Vinyals (Oviedo)
6,88 Polster (Sevilla)
6,86 Penev (Valencia)
6,84 Pardeza (Zaragoza)
6,80 Fradera (Mallorca)
6,80 Juanito (Zaragoza)
6,75 Zubizarreta (Barcelona)
6,70 Fernando (Valencia)

Ideal XI:
Ablanedo II (Gijón) - García Cortés (Mallorca), Juanito (Zaragoza), Fradera (Mallorca), Chano (Málaga) - Fernando (Valencia), Vinyals (Oviedo), Rafa Paz (Sevilla) - Martín Vázquez (R. Madrid), Polster (Sevilla), Hugo Sánchez (R. Madrid).

18 July, 2013

Average ratings IFK Göteborg 1987.

3,38 Glenn Hysén
3,06 Stefan Pettersson
2,98 Peter Larsson
2,88 Lennart Nilsson
2,83 Michael Andersson
2,72 Stig Fredriksson
2,57 Thomas Wernersson
2,44 Tommy Holmgren
2,39 Tord Holmgren
2,31 Roland Nilsson
2,26 Mats-Ola Carlsson
2,21 Lars Zetterlund
2,08 Per Edmund Mordt, Magnus Johansson
1,90 Jari Rantanen

Average ratings Allsvenskan 1986.

3,33 Ingemar Erlandsson (MFF)
3,26 Glenn Hysén (IFK Göteborg)
3,25 Torbjörn Nilsson (IFK Göteborg)
3,14 Jan Möller (MFF)
3,09 Göran Arnberg (Brage)
3,08 Jan Svensson (Norrköping)
3,07 Anders Palmér, Mats Magnusson (MFF), Peter Lönn (Norrköping)
3,00 Peter Larsson, Stefan Pettersson (IFK Göteborg), Thomas Ravelli (Öster)
2,98 Sven "Dala" Dahlkvist (AIK Stockholm)
2,95 Leif Engqvist (MFF)
2,94 Plamen Nikolov (Brage)
2,89 Lars Eriksson (Hammarby)
2,88 Ulf Eriksson (Hammarby)
2,85 Magnus Andersson (MFF)
2,84 Andreas Ravelli (Öster)
2,83 Kjell Granqvist (Djurgården)
2,82 Michael Andersson (IFK Göteborg), Sven Andersson (ÖIS)
2,81 Emil Spassov (Brage), Björn Nordberg (Halmstad)
2,77 Stig Fredriksson (IFK Göteborg)
2,76 Jan Kalén (Norrköping)
2,75 Roger Svensson (Elfsborg), Torbjörn Persson (MFF)
2,73 Patrik Englund (Brage), Håkan Arvidsson (Kalmar), Kent Jönsson (MFF)
2,71 Lars Larsson (MFF), Anders Limpár (ÖIS)
2,70 Stefan Rehn (Djurgården), Johnny Ekström (IFK Göteborg)
2,69 Hasse Borg (MFF), Göran Holter (Norrköping)
2,68 Alan Dodd (Elfsborg)
2,66 Jan Jönsson (Halmstad)
2,65 Thomas Wernersson (IFK Göteborg), Hans Holmqvist (Hammarby), Glenn Martindal (ÖIS)
2,64 Lennart Nilsson (Elfsborg), Jan Hellström, Thomas "Poletten" Larsson (ÖIS)
2,62 Mats Olausson (AIK), Anders Jansson (Kalmar)
2,61 Tonny Westring (Öster)
2,60 Ronald Nilsson (IFK Göteborg), Björn Nilsson (MFF)

17 July, 2013

Memory Lane: IFK Göteborg 1980.

2,80 Conny Karlsson
2,79 Torbjörn Nilsson
2,73 Tord Holmgren
2,68 Glenn Holm
2,65 Glenn Strömberg
2,60 Glenn Hysén
2,56 Ruben Svensson
2,44 Jerry Carlsson
2,33 Tommy Holmgren
2,23 Torstein Olafsson
2,11 Reine Olausson
2,05 Dan Corneliusson
2,00 Joakim Wendt

14 July, 2013

Memory Lane: Bayern Munich 1974/75.

7,94 Beckenbauer
7,76 Maier
6,58 G. Müller
6,52 Kapellmann
6,44 Schwarzenbeck
6,41 B. Andersson
6,22 J. Hansen
6,12 U. Hoeness
6,09 J. Weiss
6,00 Rummenigge
5,96 Roth
5,92 Wunder
5,87 Zobel
5,80 Dürnberger
5,69 Torstensson

13 July, 2013

Today 19 years ago: Brazil 1, Sweden 0 [WC semifinal]

1-0 80' Romário. Sent off: 64' Thern. Att: 90.623 (Rose Bowl, Pasadena). 
Brazil: Taffarel x — Jorginho 6,40, Márcio Santos 6,60, Aldair 6,60, Branco 5,90 — Mazinho 5,40 (46' Raí 6,00), Zinho 6,30, Mauro Silva 6,40, Dunga 6,60 — Bebeto 6,70, Romário 7,30. = average: 6,38 [strong]
Sweden: T. Ravelli 7,10 — R. Nilsson 5,90, P. Andersson 6,25, Björklund 6,10, Ljung 5,60 — Thern 5,25, Mild 6,40, Ingesson 5,60, Brolin 6,50 — Dahlin 4,75 (82' Rehn), K. Andersson 5,10. = average: 5,86 [vulnerable]

12 July, 2013

Average ratings Allsvenskan 1975.

3,37 Bo Larsson (photo, right, Malmö FF)
3,27 Anders Linderoth (left, Öster Växjö)
3,17 Kent Karlsson (Åtvidaberg)
3,13 Eine Fredriksson (GAIS Göteborg)
3,11 Sven-Gunnar Larsson (Örebro)
3,10 Roy Andersson (Malmö FF)
3,08 Jan-Olof Wallgren (AIK Stockholm)
3,04 Sven Lindman (Djurgården Stockholm)
2,92 Jan "Lill-Damma" Mattsson (Öster), Benny Wendt (Norrköping)
2,87 Tommy Svensson (Öster)
2,86 Göran Hagberg (Öster)
2,83 Staffan Tapper (Malmö FF)
2,82 Björn Alkeby (Djurgården)
2,80 Tom Turesson (Hammarby Stockholm)
2,77 Claes Cronqvist (Landskrona)
2,76 Gunnar Wilhelmsson (Hammarby)
2,75 Jan-Erik Sjöberg (Landskrona)
2,73 Lennart Ljung (Halmstad), Jan Möller (Malmö FF)

10 July, 2013

Memory Lane: Juventus 1987/88.

6,48 Tacconi & Brio
6,28 Cabrini
6,22 De Agostini
6,21 Mauro
6,12 Tricella
6,08 Bruno
6,05 Favero
6,00 Bonini, Magrin & Vignola
5,95 Buso & Napoli
5,90 M. Laudrup
5,89 Alessio
5,80 Rush

Gaetano Scirea's average was 6,50, but he was rated only on four occasions.

09 July, 2013

Memory Lane: Allsvenskan 1976.

Players having received the mark 4 ("national team class") or higher at least once during the season. Ratings: Idrottsbladet.

8 times: Anders Linderoth (Öster)
4: Yngve Källqvist (ÖIS), Bo Larsson (MFF)
3: Kenneth Ohlsson (Hammarby), Odd Lindberg (Örebro), Tommy Evesson (Öster), Lennart "Lie" Larsson (Halmstad)
2: Jan Svensson, Bo Matsson (Hammarby), Göran Hagberg (Öster), Jan-Olof Wallgren (AIK Stockholm), Claes Cronqvist, Bo Augustsson, Sonny Johansson (Landskrona), Olle Nordin (IFK Sundsvall), Björn Alkeby (Djurgården), Thomas Sjöberg (MFF)
1: Tommy Svensson, Peter Strömberg, Inge Ejderstedt (Öster), Leif Karlsson (AIK Stockholm), Staffan Isaksson, Conny Klack, Hans Larsson, Bo Börjesson (IFK Sundsvall), Bertil Andersson, Hans Selander, Lars-Erik "Svängsta" Larsson, Sigge Johansson, Rutger Backe (Halmstad), Jan Möller, Anders "Puskas" Ljungberg (MFF), Tony Ström, Bo Nilmert, Christer Hult, Kjell Nyberg, Johny Erlandsson (Kalmar FF), Ronny Sörensson, Jörgen Augustsson (Landskrona), Thomas Ahlström (Elfsborg), Gunnar Wilhelmsson, Thom Åhlund, Billy Ohlsson (Hammarby). 


IFK Göteborg played in the 2nd Division. 

02 July, 2013

Average ratings Confederations Cup.

Minimum three rated appearances.

7,50 Neymar (Brazil)
6,92 Paulinho (Brazil)
6,85 Iniesta (Spain)
6,82 Fred (Brazil)
6,80 Balotelli (Italy)
6,67 Pirlo (Italy)
6,58 Giaccherini (Italy)
6,57 Jesús Navas (Spain)
6,53 Fàbregas (Spain)
6,50 Thiago Silva, Marcelo (Brazil), De Rossi (Italy), Giovani Dos Santos (Mexico), Mikel (Nigeria)
6,46 Júlio César, David Luíz (Brazil)
6,40 Honda (Japan)
6,36 Chiellini (Italy)
6,34 Luíz Gustavo (Brazil)
6,32 Cavani (Uruguay)
6,30 Suárez (Uruguay), Kagawa (Japan)
6,28 Fernando Torres (Spain)
6,27 Endō (Japan)
6,25 Jordi Alba (Spain)
6,22 Pedro (Spain)
6,20 Hernanes (Brazil), Buffon (Italy), Okazaki (Japan), Guardado (Mexico), Enyeama (Nigeria)
6,17 Casillas, Silva (Spain)
6,10 Javi Martínez (Spain),  Arévalo Ríos (Uruguay), J. Hernández (Mexico), Musa (Nigeria)
6,08 Oscar (Brazil)
6,05 Xavi (Spain), Godín (Uruguay)
6,03 Dani Alves (Brazil), Kawashima (Japan), Salcido (Mexico)
6,02 Hulk (Brazil), Busquets (Spain)
6,00 Sergio Ramos (Spain), Á. González, Forlán (Uruguay), Mba (Nigeria)
5,97 Vahirua (Tahiti)
5,95 Maggio (Italy)
5,94 Montolivo (Italy)
5,93 Abate (Italy)
5,92 Lugano (Uruguay)
5,88 M. Cáceres (Uruguay)
5,87 Mata (Spain), Mier (Mexico)
5,85 Piqué (Spain), De Sciglio (Italy)
5,83 Gargano (Uruguay), Nagatomo (Japan)
5,82 C. Rodríguez (Uruguay),
5,80  Ogude (Nigeria)
5,78 Marchisio (Italy), M. Pereira (Uruguay)
5,77 Moreno (Mexico), Ideye (Nigeria)
5,73 Bonucci (Italy), Maeda (Japan), Torrado (Mexico)
5,67 J. Tehau (Tahiti)
5,63 Yoshida (Japan), Ogu (Nigeria)
5,60 Chong Hue (Tahiti)
5,58 Muslera (Uruguay)
5,57 Konno (Japan)
5,48 Arbeloa (Spain)
5,43 Uchida (Japan)
5,40 Barzagli, Aquilani (Italy)
5,20 Caroine (Tahiti)
5,17 Vallar (Tahiti)
5,13 Aitamai (Tahiti)
4,90 Ludivion (Tahiti)


Team ratings
6,49 Brazil
6,16 Spain
6,10 Italy
5,97 Uruguay
5,92 Mexico
5,90 Nigeria
5,87 Japan
5,39 Tahiti 

Average: 6,024.

01 July, 2013

Player ratings Uruguay 2, Italy 2 [2-3 pens]

0-1 24' Davide Astori, 1-1 58' Edinson Cavani, 1-2 73' Alessandro Diamanti freekick, 2-2 78' Edinson Cavani freekick. Penalties: Forlán miss, Aquilani goal - Cavani goal, El Shaarawy goal - Suárez goal, De Sciglio miss - Cáceres miss, Giaccherini goal - Gargano miss. Sent off: 110' Montolivo. Att: 43.382 (Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador).
Uruguay: Fernando Muslera 4,80 - Maxi Pereira 6,00 (81' Álvaro Pereira 6,00), Diego Lugano 6,30, Diego Godín 6,00, Martín Cáceres 5,80 - Walter Gargano 6,30, Egidio Arévalo Ríos 6,30 (107' Diego Pérez), "Cebolla" Rodríguez 5,50 (56' Álvaro González 6,00) - Luis Suárez 6,10, Diego Forlán 5,60, Edinson Cavani 7,80. - coach: Oscar Tabárez 6,10. = average: 6,04 [acceptable]
Italy: Gianluigi Buffon 7,40 - Christian Maggio 5,60, Davide Astori 6,20 (96' Leonardo Bonucci 6,00), Giorgio Chiellini 6,40, Mattia De Sciglio 5,90 - Riccardo Montolivo 5,80, Daniele De Rossi 6,20 (70' Alberto Aquilani 5,80), Antonio Candreva 6,40, Alessandro Diamanti 7,10  (83' Emanuele Giaccherini 6,10) - Stephan El Shaarawy 5,20, Alberto Gilardino 5,30. - coach: Cesare Prandelli 6,60. = average: 6,10 [satisfactory]

Player ratings Brazil 3, Spain 0.

1-0 2' Fred, 2-0 44' Neymar, 3-0 47' Fred. Sent off: 68' Piqué. Att: 73.531 (Maracanã).
Brazil: Júlio César 6,90 - Dani Alves 6,50, David Luíz 7,80, Thiago Silva 7,20, Marcelo 6,90 - Luíz Gustavo 7,00, Paulinho 7,10 (88' Hernanes), Hulk 6,70 (73' Jadson) - Oscar 6,50, Neymar 8,20, Fred 8,00 (80' Jô). - coach: Luíz Felipe Scolari 8,00. = average: 7,16 [incommensurable]
Spain: Iker Casillas 5,80 - Arbeloa 4,70 (46' Azpilicueta 5,30), Piqué 4,90, Sergio Ramos 4,90, Jordi Alba 5,20 - Busquets 5,20, Xavi 5,30, Iniesta 6,30, Mata 5,00 (52' Jesús Navas 6,10) - Fernando Torres 5,10 (59' David Villa 5,70), Pedro 5,50. - coach: Vicente Del Bosque 5,40. = average: 5,36 [feeble]