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Alteryx For Sport: Replacing The Irreplaceable (Part 1)

When a member of your team is on his way out, whether that’s being sold to another club, being out of contract or due to long-term injury, a replacement needs to be found. When this player is key member of your team it is important to replace the attributes that the player had brought to the club.

So how do you go about finding a player who can bring you these soon to be missing attributes?


Principal Component Analysis:

In part 1 of this 4-part vlog series we make use of the Principal Component Analysis tool in Alteryx to visualise the relationship between multiple performance attributes and start to explore which players possess the strengths we are looking for in our new recruit.


Alteryx For Sport: Principal Component Analysis


Useful Links

Principal Component Analysis Visually Explored

When And Why You Would Use Alteryx Predictive Grouping Tools

Brian Prestidge

Manchester, UK

2 thoughts on “Alteryx For Sport: Replacing The Irreplaceable (Part 1)

  1. Hi Brian,

    Thanks for putting these videos together, they are quite informative. I’d like to follow along in alteryx using the same input files, where can I download the Opta F24 XML files?

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