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Newcastle United Projected To Finish Top 8 In Premier league

8 years ago

The CIES Football Observatory have now presented their predictions for the big five European leagues.

Their predictions are based on analysis of player profile data (matches played and results achieved), ‘prolifigacy’ (goals scored and level of the competition), and the ’stability’ (number of seasons with club and the years remaining on contract).

Last season they predicted the English Premier League spookily correct, on average their predictions were only 2.9 places out with the two big exceptions being; Sunderland who they predicted would finish 8th (finished 17th) and Newcastle who were predicted to end up 9th (finished 16th).

This time around they have the top of the table projected to be:

Manchester United
Manchester City

Just in case you were wondering, they have the mackems finishing 16th.

Hopefully Newcastle can go along with their ‘plan’ this time while Paolo Do Canio looks to be exceeding expectations in terms of getting Sunderland to 16th or lower.


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