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Tue. 22 November 2016

Youthfulness rankings: Nordsjælland and Toulouse at the top

Issue number 166 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks European teams according to the average age of line-ups fielded in domestic league matches since July 1st 2016. Danish side Nordsjælland heads the table at the...[more]

Fri. 18 November 2016

Four CIES graduates participated in the FIFA Fan Focus Group 2016

Aino Hiisku ("FIFA Master" 15th edition graduate), Natalie Amato ("FIFA Master" 16th edition graduate), Joaquín Scaffino (Universidad Católica Argentina) and José Matiz (Universidad Santo Tomás,) both of whom...[more]

Wed. 16 November 2016

CIES Football Observatory launches official Twitter account

The CIES Football Observatory is happy in announcing the launching of its official Twitter account. @CIES_Football will allow us to share with our followers some exclusive information related to our three main research areas:...[more]

Tue. 15 November 2016

"FIFA Master" 17th Edition: Welcome to Leicester

It has already been six weeks since our class first joined together to study the “FIFA Master” - International MA in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport Programme. Time flies, and there is so much to already tell you as...[more]

Mon. 14 November 2016

Squad stability: the European league rankings

Issue number 165 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post analyses the stability of squads in 31 top division leagues of UEFA member associations. The championships surveyed are compared according to the percentage of players...[more]