International Centre for
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Mon. 21 March 2016

Life expectancy as a coach: Wenger and the rest of the world

Issue number 142 of the CIES Football Observatory Big-5 Weekly Post presents the median stay of coaches at the head of teams in the five major European leagues. Arsène Wenger stands out: he manages Arsenal since 233 months. This...[more]

Thu. 10 March 2016

Peru: Enrolment procedure opens for the 4th FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management

The Universidad San Martín de Porres (USMP) in Lima, a CIES partner since 2012, has officially started the enrolment procedure for the 4th FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management to be organised in Peru. Classes will start on 26...[more]

Mon. 07 March 2016

Most and least stable players: from Totti to Toni

Twenty-nine big-5 league footballers aged 27 or over played for a single club since the start of their career in the adult game. Among them are only two English Premier League players: Tony Hibbert (Everton) and Andy King...[more]

Wed. 02 March 2016

New success in South Africa!

Kegoikantse 'Machesa' Kgomo, a student from the current edition of the NMMU/FIFA/CIES Programme, has just been promoted to « Senior Sport Organiser» at the Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria Campus. Thanks to Kegoikantse...[more]

Wed. 02 March 2016

CIES publishes findings from second football governance research project – Leagues and Clubs

Building on its first governance study about national associations and leagues (Boillat & Poli, 2014), CIES has published a second book that analyses the league-club relationship and issues around internal club governance....[more]