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Mon. 27 October 2014

New publication in the collection "Editions CIES": Governance Models Across Football Associations and Leagues

Abstract: National associations and leagues share the responsibility of organising football competitions. However, governance models vary greatly at worldwide level. This book analyses the various existing models of governance....[more]

Thu. 23 October 2014

Madrid: Seminar for the heads of the FIFA/CIES Programme communication module

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC) and the Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF) welcomed the heads of the communication module taught in the framework of the FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management on 15 and 16 October at...[more]

Wed. 22 October 2014

Manchester United second youngest line-up in Europe

The 85th edition of the CIES Football Observatory Big-5 Weekly Post presents the data on the oldest and youngest line-ups. During the last match day, only Valencia played with footballers on average younger than Manchester...[more]

Tue. 21 October 2014

New job opportunity at CIES - Scientific Collaborator (80% - 100%)

CIES invites applications for the position of Scientific Collaborator at 80% - 100% with responsibility for assisting research projects related to sports development and governance. Female applicants are encouraged to...[more]

Wed. 15 October 2014

Interview with Prof. Richard Holt, professor of Sport History at De Montfort University in Leicester and former member of the FIFA Master Scientific Committee

1.    How did you first get involved with the FIFA Master? Strangely for a historian, I’m not very good at my own history. I can’t really remember exactly how and when I got involved in the FIFA Master but as...[more]