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Mon. 13 April 2015

Spain: Another final project materialises

David Domingo Martínez, an alumnus of the first class of the FIFA/CIES Programme organised in cooperation with Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC) in Madrid and the Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF), saw the conclusions of...[more]

Wed. 08 April 2015

A new CIES coordinator in Trinidad and Tobago

Since 1 April 2015, Charisse Bacchus has taken on the responsibilities of local CIES coordinator in Trinidad and Tobago. She has taken over from Charisse Broome, who successfully held the position from the signature of the...[more]

Wed. 08 April 2015

Player development: the big-5 leagues in a dependant situation

Big-5 league footballers only played 40.4% of matches in the five major championships up until 23 years of age. This finding shows the crucial role of leagues outside the big-5 in the sporting development of players employed by...[more]

Mon. 30 March 2015

Players of the moment: Messi top, Ronaldo down

Issue number 105 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the rankings of the best performing players since January 1st. The analysis includes only footballers who played for at least two thirds of...[more]

Wed. 25 March 2015

Final Project for the FIFA/CIES Programme: A dream come true!

Magdalena Molina Romero has achieved her goal: To put into practice the conclusions of the final project she presented in the framework of the 5th edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme organised in cooperation with Universidad de...[more]