International Centre for
Sports Studies

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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]

Fri. 06 March 2015

The CIES President meets Universidad Metropolitana students

The CIES President recently visited the Universidad Metropolitana (UNIMET) campus in Caracas (Venezuela) in order to meet University authorities and the students taking part in the 5th edition of the UNIMET/FIFA/CIES sport...[more]