Turkish Spor Toto 2-3 League Development Project

About the Project


With the direct support and cooperation from Spor Toto 2-3 League Union, the project commenced with a National press conference from Tarkan Batgun and Matteo Campodonico on 4th October 2016 at Basaksehir Stadium Conference venue; along with the league President Huseyin Yangin-President of Pazarspor and Vice President Cengiz Gunaydın-President of Karagumruk Football Club. Within the project scope, Wyscout provided Spor Toto 2-3 teams free of charge access in the exchange with clubs uploading their home games to the platform. This project certainly provided such value to the league for the players firstly to be seen and watched by TFF 1 and Turkish Super League teams, then of course by 800 teams who are the member of the platform. Due to the fact that these leagues do not have broadcast entity. Therefore Wyscout platform became the light of the coaches who are able to see their opponents; utilize Wyscout features to analyze their own teams and players; while club management are able to dig into the transfers by regularly following players

Benefits of the Project


  • Players are being able to be seen by all the world
  • Easy follow up by the upper leagues of Turkey
  • Providing expertise to match analysis through the use of Wyscout gadgets to the technical squads
  • Coaches are being able to see the opposition and conduct analysis
  • Presidents, sports directors, and coaches are able to utilize messaging system which has been built by Wyscout in order for teams and agents to communicate each other without any other third party involvement

Denizlispor Player Interactive Analysis Project

About the Project


Coming from philosophies from England, Head Coach Koray Palaz has instrumental ideas about his analysis workflow, especially willing to engage players in the interactive performance analysis. Therefore team gutto.biz introduced Wyscout Player into the entire squad, which was considered to be relegated by the media and sports authorities. Head Coach Koray Palaz had amazing ideas for especially player development point of view to improve and maximize the player performance by the self-feedback strategy that was proved to be the right way, considering the team miraculously escaping from relegation.

Project Development


Each player was firstly given their Wyscout Player accounts, enabling them to firstly view their own analyzed partial analysis tagged by Wyscout team, as well as viewing opposition performance of their rivals and each player will face them. For example, full backs were able to watch the opposition wingers from their own smartphones. Obviously, this was the first ever time this kind of project taking place in Turkey, possibly in Europe. The amount of energy this project brought to the club was amazing. Almost all players actively involved and provided feedback to the coaching staff proved to be vital to establish winning strategies applied according to players’ style.

Benefits of the Project


  • While all the authorities reckoned Denizlispor will drop, the team remained in the league
  • Koray Palaz and his team registered their names as the first time Wyscout Player users possibly in the world
  • Due to players being involved directly in the analysis workflow, serious of wins came as a result.

Turkish Football Federation Match & Performance Analysis Course Design

About the Project


Turkish Football Federation opened Match and performance analysis courses and have been offering the courses since 2015. Within the project scope, Sportstec by Hudl and gutto.biz Scouting combination took over the ‘Live Analysis’ part in the course by making a cooperation agreement with TFF. While Sportstec by Hudl provides 15 days period of SportsCode Elite software to the course participants in each course, gutto.biz Scouting experts provide education and interactive course program to the audience in order for the students to excel in one of the worlds highest match and player analysis technology. After each course, gutto.biz Scouting experts also involved in the examination of the participants by voting on their presentation performance.

Project Development


Since 2015, gutto.biz Scouting experts provided SportsCode Elite Live Analysis education within the TFF Match and Performance Analysis courses program. More than 200 participants have been educated in program principles, live coding exercise, structuring live analysis coding tables according to coaches view, conducting presentations according to what actually coach wants.

Benefits of the Project


  • Principles of working mechanics on SportsCode Elite programs have been absorbed

  • Power of ‘Live Analysis’ according to coaches direction has been implemented and live case scenarios have been exercised
  • How to win a game, and what is needed within the live analysis workflow have been defined
  • How to personalize and excel in coding structure according to the immediate game plan have been learned
  • According to the behaviors of player group, how technical squads and coaches need to be adopted within the live analysis scheme, how the SportsCode presentations need to be conducted according to the immediate rescue plan have been realized

TFF Scouting Courses

Support Project

About the Project


Turkish Football Federation and Wyscout made a cooperation agreement in order to support TFF Scouting Courses by providing up to 15 days of full Wyscout platform access to the participants

Project Development


Within the project scope, there have been 6 courses since 2015 and more than 200 participants have been provided with Wyscout accesses. Due to this support mechanism, all the coaches gained access to all world’s leagues, had the chance to investigate thousands of players across the globe.

Benefits of the Project


  • Participants have been able to learn all the usage principles of Wyscout system
  • Newly built match analysis tools have been exercised
  • Statistical comparisons enabled participants to compare players
  • Rankings, different ways of investigating player performance have been experienced

Bursaspor Turn-Key Scouting Laboratory Establishment and Management Project

About the Project


The project was first of its kind in Turkey, possibly one of the worlds first in order for specific gutto.biz Scouting player comparison system implementation through the combination of Wyscout and SportCode Elite programs. Awarded an appearance in Sportstec Innovation Conference as ‘Sample Scouting Department’ in London GSIC in 2015. The aim of the project was to discover and scout players within the Bursa area, starting from the youth department, spending less money on players and bringing the best talents from around the world to maximize points and on selling the players to bring income to the club.

Project Development


Within the establishment stage, the first aim was to protect the information. The fingerprint technology was introduced along with the player agency relationships being a lot more effective with the respect of privacy protection. Later on the project, player agent selection criteria and player agent ranking system was also introduced to be able to investigate agencies and their players in more depth. The reason department was named as a laboratory is that each week youth matches were uploaded to Wyscout platform by the youth scouts and downloaded by the scouts in the department and each player has been thoroughly investigated with specifically tailor-made coding tables; each action was recorded analysed and week by week compared to the senior team players in each position. This process enabled to define equal or more performances to be integrated into the senior team camp program within the first 3 months of the project.Technical squad closely followed all information provided daily with the specific systems built in-house for them to follow all player information from their own computer as the job advanced. Almost everyday foreign player information and the youth department player development closely followed by them. Fernandao scoring the most goals in his career and becoming goal scorer of the 2013-14 season. End of the season Bursaspor qualified for the UEFA Cup elimination stage.

Benefits of the Project


  • U17-19-21 teams visual and statistical database has been formed
  • Okan Kocuk (gk), Enes Unal (striker), Batuhan Altintas (striker), Ozan Tufan (midfielder), Ertugrul Ersoy (stopper) have been brought from youth department to the senior team and Volkan Sen has been brought back to his hometown from Trabzonspor with a fee for 1.3 Million Euros.
  • Fernandao, Renato Caja and Bakambu (later on) brought from overseas
  • Bursaspor qualified for UEFA Cup elimination stage
  • Season after Enes Unal was sold to Manchester City (3.5 Million Euro), Batuhan Altintas to Hamburg (500 Thousand Euro), Ozan Tufan to Fenerbahce (7 Million), Volkan Sen to Fenerbahce (3.5 Million Euro), Cedric Bakambu to Villa Real (8 Million Euro). The club earning record 22.5 Million Euros that was a season record for outgoing transfers in Turkey.

Fenerbahce Analysis & Scouting Development Project

About the Project


The project was established at the time of Aykut Kocaman. Combination of Wyscout Platform, SportsCode Elite, iCoda and special camera systems coming from Barcelona and Smart Board technologies allowed the technical squad to conduct halftime analysis, live training analysis and excel in domestic, youth and international transfers. Again the principle has always been to discuss every detail possible with the technical squad to guide us within the primary design stage. Especially Head of Analysis Team Dr. Alper Asci has been phenomenal effect to succeed in this project. Later on, Meliksah Sezgin excelled the systems under the head Coach of Ersun Yanal, integrating the legacy with his technical squad. Meliksah has been one of the first students who has graduated from our first ‘Foundation Level Scouting Certification Course’ in 2010, at that point of time single-handedly analyzing U21 to U14 games week in week out. His contribution to the senior team project has been very effective.

Project Development


The project surely commenced with the philosophies of Wyscout to be implemented along with SportsCode Elite, iCoda, together with special camera systems directly coming from Barcelona, coded live information coming to the dressing room to be able to demonstrate players with the fantastic drawing features of smart board technology. Training analysis conducted through the wonders of iCoda which enabled analysts to take vital performance information from their iPad life and to discuss players performance with technical squads in order to maximize individual performance. Team gutto.biz specifically designed match analysis workflow which is parallel to also tailor-made player scouting system in place.

Benefits of the Project


  • Tech squad excelled in live analysis coding procedures by directly impacting into the game-winning strategy
  • Unique camera solution integration to SportsCode to gain fantastic and smooth footage for post-game analysis
  • Smart Board enabling SportsCode Elite systems to work together in order to identify weaknesses of the opposition
  • With the assistance of iCoda enabling the tech squad to investigate live player performance, earning a lot of time for quick feedback sessions
  • Fenerbahce becoming quarterfinalist in the UEFA Cup at the point

Braga Analysis Department Development Project

About the Project


After the completion of Sivasspor development project at the 2007-8 season, the live and post-match analysis with the SportsCode idea was picked up by the Head of Analysis at Braga-Marco Pedroso (currently director of analysis at Benfica) and Head Coach-Jorge Jesus (Currently Head Coach of Sporting Lisbon) and possibly revolutionized the analysis industry in Portugal. The project was somehow similar to Sivasspor project, however, embracing scouting of players in the highest level. On that particular year, Braga actually won the ‘Inter Toto Cup’

Project Development


Within the project layout coach, Jesus was involved in the designing stage, spending hours on developing his own team analysis code windows, opposition code windows together with specifically tailor-made scouting strategy while actually investigating the opposition teams. Imagine there no ground for Wyscout as yet to be able to imagine the match footage collection especially for foreign players. Pedroso and Jesus were very much aligned with their ideas of analysis and player transfer information.

Benefits of the Project


  • Winning the ‘Inter Toto Cup’ in 2008
  • Playing on UEFA Cup Final in 2011
  • Due to their first implementation of live analysis technology in Portugal and affecting the minds of other coaches, eventually development in Portuguese football
  • Nowadays the club culture protecting the analysis culture and Braga’s regular appearances in major European competitions including many times appearing in Champions League

Sivasspor Live Analysis Development Project

About the Project


When this project was implemented, one will realize it was the 2007-8 season. It was first of its kind to live analysis project ever conducted in Turkey, later on inspiring all European teams starting from Braga legacy with Jorge Jesus, then going around many other teams with gutto.biz Scouting strategies. Bulent Uygun was a very smart young head coach, found us from Australia. It was our very first project in Turkey in order to implement ‘Live Analysis Workflow’. Within the project scope, we tailored made a strategy with the guidance from Bulent Uygun, later on, carried his team to near championship, winning trophies along the journey. The project was to combine 3 camera angles to one computer operating with SportsCode Elite, two other computers carried SportsCode Review, which enabled assistant coaches to review all the match information, and stats live, also conducting the presentation to all the players in the dressing room. This was a revolution at the time.

Project Development


During the development stage, all analyzed footage was shared with players. gutto.biz team also taught all aspects of SportsCode programs for players to use themselves. This had an extraordinary impact on the players in the long run. Players were able to analyze opponent players by themselves, and feedback to the head coach Bulent Uygun. Entire design of the project came from the brilliant mind of Bulent Uygun, nicknamed ‘Soldier’, these days carrying Umm-Salal of Qatar to glorious days

Benefits of the Project


  • First, live analysis ever conducted in Turkey
  • Has been a sample project for Europe in interactive analysis
  • Assistant coaches involving within the match-winning match rescue operation by understanding which positions will be shown to affect players in very short and quick paced time frame
  • Bringing match-winning results by utilizing the analysis workflow to the top level

Gallipoli Tri-Nations Tournament Canakkale-2010

About the Project


Australia, New Zealand, and Turkey shared friendship which was born from the battlefields of Gallipoli. Since 2005 Gallipoli Tri-Nations Committee led by Tarkan Batgun worked sincerely hard to connect the three countries in such event in Canakkale, succeeding in the end by bringing all 3 countries Handball teams in Canakkale in 2010. Although New Zealand team could not make it due to the smokes in the air in Germany, later on, they caught the closing ceremony. Turkish Men’s National Teams played three games against the Aussies, winning all three in front of the fantastic crowd. Turkey won but the friendship was also won, the relationship with the Anzac Nations was fantastic.

Project Development


After establishing ‘Gallipoli Tri-Nations Committee’ bringing Tim Harcourt of Austrade, Chris Perrin from RSL Sydney, Commonwealth Games Weightlifting champion Mehmet Yagci, famous footballer Ufuk Talay, world amateur boxing champion Ercument Aslan, world taekwondo champion Ahmet Evcimen, Australian Wrestling legend Zafer Yilmaz, famous football coach Aytek Genç and from gutto.biz Team James Maclay and Bora Isik together in 2005, the committee lobbied and campaigned for this new tradition for many many years. In the end, the tournament actually took place in Canakkale and still waiting for all Nations to participate and advance the concept in the future.

Benefits of the Project


  • The friendship which was born from the battlefields of Gallipoli brought three nations this time on the competition field
  • Cultural and sports ties were encouraged to be even closer
  • Three nations told the world even from a bloody battle can still have piece and become even better friends