International Centre for
Sports Studies

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2000 Neuchâtel
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Thu. 14 September 2017

The CIES Football Observatory innovates with brand new transfer value widget

The CIES Football Observatory is proud to announce the launching of its latest innovation: a widget allowing anyone to follow the evolution of the transfer value of players from the big-5 leagues. Freely available to all, this...[more]

Wed. 13 September 2017

“FIFA Master” graduate, Piotr Sadowski, joins Manchester United Scouting Network

Piotr Sadowski, who graduated from the “FIFA Master" - International Master in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport, 10th edition class, was this month announced as a new member of Jose Mourinho’s scouting team at...[more]

Mon. 11 September 2017

Manchester City has the costliest squad in football history

Manchester City invested a record value of €853 million in transfer fees to assemble its current squad. This value is €850 million for Paris St-Germain and €784 million for previous record holder Manchester United. The data for...[more]

Thu. 07 September 2017

New “Disciplinary and Arbitration Procedures of the Sports Movement” Published

The International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) is pleased to announce the publishing in August of a new Good practice handbook - for judicial authorities by the Council of Europe. Pierre Cornu, who previoulsy held the...[more]

Wed. 06 September 2017

Balance sheets for transfer operations: from Monaco to Paris St-Germain

Issue number 193 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the financial assessments of paying fee transfers carried out by big-5 league clubs during the last summer window. In total, 40 big-5 league clubs out of 98...[more]