International Centre for
Sports Studies

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2000 Neuchâtel
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Wed. 18 March 2015

FIFA Master 15th edition: February summary

“Milan l’e’ un grande Milan” The 15th Edition of the FIFA Master has already completed two months in Milan, and what a couple of months they have been! February 2015 saw 31 international students from diverse backgrounds wrap...[more]

Tue. 17 March 2015

New Monthly Report: transfer expenditure and results

The third Monthly Report of the CIES Football Observatory analyses the evolution of transfer fees paid by big-5 league clubs from the 2009/10 season up until the present. It shows that ever-increasing amounts of money are at...[more]

Fri. 13 March 2015

Start of the 7th FIFA/CIES Programme in Costa Rica

Universidad de Costa Rica (UCR), a partner of the International Centre for Sport Studies (CIES) since 2008, inaugurated the 7th edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management on 27 February at the Headquarters of the...[more]

Thu. 12 March 2015

Most profitable youth academies: Southampton tops the table

Since July 2012, current big-5 league clubs have generated 1.07 billion € for the transfer of players from their youth academies. At the top of the table is Southampton (90 million €), ahead of LOSC Lille and Real Sociedad. The...[more]

Tue. 10 March 2015

Senegal: Success of a UCAD alumnus

Khadim Diop, who attended the 8th edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management organised in cooperation with Cheikh Anta Diop University (UCAD) in Dakar (Senegal), is the coordinator of the 9th edition of the Africa...[more]