Everton's Ferrelly appointed Head of Data and Research by Southampton
Written by Simon Austin — June 12, 2023
JOE FERRELLY îs leaving Everton after four years to become Head of Data and Research for Sport Republic, working for Southampton and Goztepe in Turkey.
The role was advertised on TGG Jobs in March and was described as “a key position responsible for all data and research for all clubs within the Sport Republic portfolio focussing on the recruitment and acquisition of first-team players.”
Ferrelly will be responsible for “building and developing advanced proprietary data models to support decision-making across all departments”, including coaching, scouting/ recruitment, player development, sport science and medical.
Writing on LinkedIn, he said: “I’m delighted to announce that after almost four years at Everton FC I will be starting a new role as Head of Data and Research for Sport Republic.
“I thoroughly enjoyed my time at Everton and I have learnt so much from my experiences there and getting to work with a lot of very hard working and talented people.
“I’m really excited to starting my new role, working with an outstanding team and helping with decision making across all clubs in the group using data analytics.”
Ferrelly joined Everton in July 2019 as a Data Analyst. He had previously been a Recruitment Analyst at Huddersfield Town for two years and has a Master’s in Statistics from Nottingham University.
Everton will seek a replacement for Ferrelly, TGG understands.