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Sports Performance Measurement and Analytics: The Science of Assessing Performance, Predicting Future Outcomes, Interpreting Statistical Models, and Evaluating the Market Value of Athletes by Lorena Martin

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Soccer Glossary

added time The span of time added at the end of each half of a soccer game to compensate for stoppages during a game. This is also called injury or stoppage time.

advantage rule A clause in soccer which states that a referee should not stop play for a foul if it will benefit the offending team.

against the run of play Describes a situation that happens against the dominant flow of the game; for example, if team A has been having possession and scoring chances throughout the game but it was team B that scored.

aggregate score The overall number of goals a team has scored; in tournaments where teams play each other twice (home and away), aggregate score is used to determine which team advances to the next phase.

anchorman A midfield ...

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