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LONDON FOOTBALL CLUB EMPLOYS AI COACH FOR TACTICAL INSIGHTS

Alia Talaat

A London football club has appointed an artificial intelligence coach to select its team’s formation and tactics.

Non-league Wingate and Finchley FC, who play in the seventh tier of English football, partnered with AI firm The Big Bang Fair to install the AI coach in an effort to get an edge over rivals.

The smart speaker will be linked to a computer and use information spoken to it by coaches to make tactical suggestions and even provide Kevin Keegan-style inspirational quotes.

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