Fluendo Signs Video Analytics Deal With Glasgow Girls Football Club in Scotland
Fluendo and Glasgow Girls FC in the Scottish Football Association, struck a new multimedia video technology deal aimed to upgrade club training methods and technical awareness though the use of sport analytics. The GGFC Community Quality Mark club signed up for LongoMatch video analysis software to benefit over 200 registered youth girls in the Scottish Women’s Football League. LongoMatch and the GGFC located in the East-End of Glasgow, an area very near where my son’s Mothers-side of the family was living before relocating to Ellis Island, NY years ago. So it gives me great honor to share this Fluendo and LongoMatch sports tech news with the Sports Techie community blog and the soccer stats loving folks of Scotland.
GGFC Using LongoMatch
Fluendo continues with their global soccer business development strategy by entering Scotland for the first time with a new partnership together with the Glasgow Girls FC. GGFC began SWFL play in 2008 with one coach and 12 girls and has grown to three different departments in order to offer football to different age and ability. Age ranges include u7, u9, u11, u13, u15, u17, u20 and senior level teams under the supervision of Club Chairperson Jim Strathdee. Home matches are played at Budhill Park.
“Our new partnership with Glasgow Girls FC is a first in Scotland. We are delighted to team up with this organization and their unique vision. We look forward to seeing the benefits LongoMatch brings to GGFC,” said David Mascioni, Fluendo marketing manager.
Professional and amateur teams around the world including the Belgium national World Cup soccer team, the Spanish Padel Federation, the Royal Spanish Handball Federation, STB Le Havre Basketball team French Division A, and the Harvard University women’s soccer team are all using LongoMatch’s sports analytics product.
With LongoMatch software, it is easy for users to record and edit videos with tags and diagrams to produce robust game statistics and key performance breakdowns. The sports tech solution can be customized for any sport. Fluendo technologies offer unique compatible with all software platforms. LongoMatch provides coaches, parents and players the ability to review tagged events in-game and also export video clips while continuing to analyze live games.
Edward Gallagher, club development coach commented on the partnership about the importance of video analysis: “For me personally it is very important. I was hired by the club at the end of 2014 and I recognized that using video analysis would help take GGFC and their players to the next level. Being able to look for trends in our play, re-watch our games and provide specific feedback to our players at training is very important to my coaching. The players have adapted to the new training methods and benefited technically on the training field, benefited from the strength training physically and the analysis has benefited the players tactically. Overall adding the pieces together we’ve managed to develop a well-rounded training program for the players.”
LongoMatch is an award-winning cross-platform software tool that lets users perform real-time analysis on sports video feeds. LongoMatch is customizable to any sport and compatible with all software platforms and any major video format. It supports live HD analysis, recording and editing of videos with tags and diagrams, producing detailed performance breakdowns and game statistics. LongoMatch is powered by Fluendo’s ONEPLAY technology.
Sports Techie, while you watch the remainder of the 2015 FIFA World Cup in Canada tonight with the US National Women’s Team plays against Columbia in a loser out match, know that video analytics plays a big part of pre-game, in-game and post-game coaching strategy for women and girls football teams which is what LongoMatch is in sports business worldwide for. LongoMatch works for pro, college and amateur sports programs, it will work for you.
“I believe that the LongoMatch program itself is beneficial for me as it is relatively easy to use and also makes coding a game a little bit quicker than using other program in the market,” Gallagher added.
Writing code, indexing clips while running analysis of individual players and breaking down opposing teams film or doing a self-scout of your own team, is all made simpler and quicker using LongoMatch.
Its #gamechanging for the GGFC.
See y’all later in Seattle, Atlanta and around the world.
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