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Thu. 09 November 2017

FIFA Master Alumni – Where are they now? Ami Otaki

Ami Otaki Current Position: Professional Football Player – Paris FC Féminines Year of graduation: 2017 (17th edition) Nationality: Japanese What does your current position in sport involve? My current position in sport...[more]

Tue. 07 November 2017

Transfer values per club: four potential billionaires

Issue number 202 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks big-5 league teams according to the estimated transfer value of their players. The aggregated value of current squad members is above one billion euro for four...[more]

Wed. 01 November 2017

New study reveals growing instability in European football

Since 2009, the CIES Football Observatory has monitored the evolution of the demographics of players in 31 European top division leagues. The 2017 census reveals the intensification of the key trends observed throughout the...[more]

Mon. 30 October 2017

Venezuela: Alumnus appointed to take responsibility for national football teams

For almost a year now, Jemmyl Lamprea León, who is an alumnus of the FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sports Management organised in partnership with Universidad Metropolitana (UNIMET) in Caracas (Venezuela), has been in charge...[more]

Mon. 30 October 2017

Does height matter in football?

Issue number 201 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the lists of the 50 clubs from 36 European leagues who fielded the tallest and shortest line-ups since the start of the season. At the head of the rankings...[more]