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Mon. 12 March 2012

The CIES Football Observatory launches the Big-5 Weekly Post

The CIES Football Observatory gets closer to its audience by publishing a Big-5 Weekly Post. The first issue is available to download for free from the CIES Football Observatory website at Throughout the...[more]

Mon. 12 March 2012


Partner of CIES since 2004, the Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA) has officially launched the 9th edition of the UCA/FIFA/CIES Programme in law and management of sport. The classes will start in May 2012. For the past eight...[more]

Mon. 05 March 2012

The FIFA Master at the AC Milan training centre

On the 16th February 2012 the FIFA Master 12th edition postgraduates visited football legends AC Milan and their training facilities in Milanello, Varese, as part of the Sport Marketing sub-module at SDA Bocconi. The first part...[more]

Fri. 02 March 2012

Raffaele Poli, Head of the CIES Observatory in "Le Nouvel Observateur"

Topic: "Football : modèle allemand vs modèle français" (article in French)[more]

Wed. 29 February 2012

Raffaele Poli, Head of the CIES Oservatory, in "Soccer & Society"

Daniel Künzler & Raffaele Poli (2012): The African footballer as visual object and figure of success: Didier Drogba and social meaning, Soccer & Society[more]