With the World Cup starting soon (June 12), here's a list of accounts that provide interesting, analytics-related soccer content.

Chris Anderson (@soccerquant)

Simon Kuper (@KuperSimon)

Paul Carr (@PCarrESPN)

Richard Whittall (@RWhittall)

Daniel Altman (@altmandaniel)

Ben Lyttleton (@benlyt)

Paul Riley (@footballfactman)

Mike Goodman (@TheM_L_G)

Soccernomics (@SoccernomicsLTD)

Soccer Analysts (@socceranalysts)

Socccermetrics (@Soccermetrics)

Squawka Football (@Squawka)

Update: The above accounts provide a nice background. If you're interested in diving deeper, check out the following accounts. (Thanks to all those on Twitter who offered suggestions.)

Ben McAleer (@BenMcAleer1)

Steve Fenn (@StatHunting)

Ted Knutson (@mixedknuts)

Colin Trainor (@colintrainor)

Michael Caley (@MC_of_A)

James Grayson (@JamesWGrayson)

Devin Pleuler (@devinpleuler)

Michael Cox (@Zonal_Marking)

Simon Gleave (@SimonGleave)

This is not an exhaustive list, rather it is simply an introduction to some of the people and ideas in soccer analytics. Apologies to anyone I left out - I'm sure there's many.

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