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News

Tue. 09 June 2015

Transfer value: Messi, the 280 million euro man

With the opening of a new transfer window, the Football Observatory of the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) is pleased to disclose its exclusive top-100 ranking of the highest transfer values for big-5 league...[more]

Tue. 02 June 2015

Chile: Around the world to attend class!

Felicerio Barria Carrasco, a student of the 7th edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management organised in Chile, travelled more than 60,000 kilometres, i.e. one and a half times around the world, to attend classes at...[more]

Mon. 01 June 2015

Assessment of the big-5 league predictions

Issue number 114 of the Big-5 Weekly Post presents the assessment of the CIES Football Observatory predictions for the five major European leagues. The analysis of the demographic structure of teams allowed our research...[more]

Tue. 26 May 2015

U21 players: Premier League at the bottom of the table

Footballers under 21 years of age played only 5.3% of English Premier League minutes this season. This is the lowest figure measured at big-5 league level. At the opposite end of the table is the French Ligue 1: 12.1%. The clubs...[more]

Tue. 26 May 2015

Venezuela: enrolment for the 6th edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme

The Universidad Metropolitana (UNIMET), CIES partner since 2010, has just launched the enrolment procedure for the 6th edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management (Diplomado Internacional en Gerencia Deportiva)...[more]