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Mon. 27 February 2017

Most loyal players: Totti, Terry and Buffon

Issue number 178 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents big-5 league players who have been for the longest consecutive period in the first team squad of their current club. Only footballers who have participated in...[more]

Mon. 20 February 2017

Champions League training clubs: from Barcelona to Manchester City

Issue number 177 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the list of footballers trained by clubs qualified for the Champions League last 16 round playing in these teams. The number of footballers trained varies...[more]

Wed. 15 February 2017

New Monthly Report: goalkeepers, what kind of specifics?

Goalkeepers occupy a particular status in football teams. The qualities needed to play in this position are very different from those required from outfield footballers. Issue number 22 of the CIES Football Observatory Monthly...[more]

Mon. 13 February 2017

Experience rankings: Dele Alli and his younger brothers

What is the common feature between Dele Alli, Renato Sanches, Christian Pulisic and Gianluigi Donnarumma? They are all the most experienced players in their age group among those under contract with clubs of 31 top division...[more]

Mon. 13 February 2017

Interview with Zonwabele Hlulani - A South African alumnus serving his local community

Zonwabele Hlulani, who attended the NMMU/FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sports Management six years ago, answers some questions about his professional career and the importance of education in sport. Could you describe your...[more]