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The Horse with no Name
Oct 27, 2003
The wilds of Kent
Heard an interesting podcast from Malcolm Gladwell recently, and part of it talked of a theory how football is a weak-link game. Basically every football team is only as good as its worst player. Worse players give bad passes, make mistakes in defence etc. This is in contrast to basketball which is a strong link game where they rely on the best player. (i.e MJ could score 50 points on his own and the rest of the team could be useless). Leicester last season is a good example of this.

With this in mind - some questions for the forum:

who's the worst player now and how does he compare to the other sides in the division?
in our promotion seasons, who was the weakest link and how do they compare to other seasons' weakest links?