Crankshaw Sports Stats

2014 FIFA World Cup Ratings

Ratings based on 2014 FIFA World Cup Finals (Brazil host)

2014 FIFA World Cup Champions: Germany

Field Strength = 100.00

Germany UEFA7184102.00100.61102.61
France UEFA5103101.40100.18101.58
Argentina CONMEBOL784100.57100.65101.22
Netherlands UEFA7154101.5799.51101.08
Belgium UEFA563100.60100.43101.03
USA CONCACAF45699.75101.05100.80
Algeria CAF477100.00100.76100.76
Colombia CONMEBOL5124101.6099.09100.69
Ghana CAF34699.33101.17100.50
Portugal UEFA34799.00101.25100.25
Bosnia UEFA344100.00100.23100.23
Switzerland UEFA477100.00100.21100.21
Costa Rica CONCACAF552100.6099.55100.15
Nigeria CAF43599.50100.59100.09
Russia UEFA32399.67100.40100.06
Ecuador CONMEBOL333100.0099.9799.97
Chile CONMEBOL464100.5099.2699.76
South Korea AFC33699.00100.5699.56
Iran AFC31499.00100.4899.48
Brazil CONMEBOL7111499.5799.8099.37
Mexico CONCACAF453100.5098.8799.37
Uruguay CONMEBOL44699.5099.7799.27
Italy UEFA32399.6799.4999.15
Greece UEFA43599.5099.6299.12
Ivory Coast CAF34599.6799.4499.10
England UEFA32499.3399.5798.90
Spain UEFA34799.0099.6098.60
Croatia UEFA366100.0098.4398.43
Japan AFC32698.6799.6998.35
Honduras CONCACAF31897.67100.5598.22
Australia AFC33998.0099.8597.85
Cameroon CAF31997.3399.1096.43

Methodology for predictor ratings developed in SAS. Methodology is as follows:

               i. Calculate an intial rating: (GF-GA)/MP +100 for every team
               ii. Calculate the mean intial ratings for all opponents as intial
                   strength of schedule.
               iii. Adjust initial rating of every team by initial strength of schedule.
               iv. Iterate through steps ii. and iii. until convergence or ten 
                   iterations (which ever comes first) to calculate final strength of schedule (variable OPP above).
               v. Adjust initial rating by final strength of schedule (using formula: Rating = Initial Rating + [Final Strength of Schedule - 100])

A Rating system for International and Club Football Teams