Dr. Granados: Social Media Predicts Leicester Cinderella Story In English Premier League

May 2, 2016  | 1 min read

In his latest Forbes post, Dr. Nelson Granados, Associate Professor of Information Systems at the Graziadio Business School, writes about the biggest anticipated Cinderella story in sports. Leicester City is expected to win the English Premier Soccer League despite predictions from sports analysts who thought that second tier Leicester City would eventually fall from first place. Twitter comments since the League started in September paint the bigger, most compelling picture on the predictive power of social media and the good news for Leicester fans. Dr. Granados says “the rise of Leicester City is truly a Cinderella story, except that this is a modern day fairytale as social media has predicted victory all along….Sorry Tottenham fans, but powerful predictive analytics of social media interactions show your team has no chance.” Read more here