International Centre for
Sports Studies

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Wed. 10 February 2016

Monthly Report: foreign players in teams

The twelfth Monthly Report of the CIES Football Observatory analyses the presence of foreign players in 37 top division leagues worldwide: 12 European, 12 Asian, 12 from Latin America and the American MLS. Overall, foreign...[more]

Mon. 08 February 2016

Transfer window analysis: over- and under-paid players

Issue number 136 of the Big-5 Weekly Post compares fees paid to sign big-5 league players during the January window with transfer values estimated on the basis of the algorithm exclusively developed by the CIES Football...[more]

Fri. 05 February 2016

Costa Rica: Diego Brenes appointed as director of national teams

Diego Brenes, an alumnus from the "FIFA Master” and the FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management organised with Universidad de Costa Rica, has been appointed as director of national teams by the Football Federation of Costa...[more]

Mon. 01 February 2016

Who fielded the most players so far?

Manchester United fielded the most players at English Premier League level since the start of the season. At the opposite end of the table is Arsenal. Arsène Wenger only used 21 players so far, while Louis van Gaal already...[more]

Mon. 01 February 2016

Applications to the 17th edition of the "FIFA Master" are closed

The application deadline for the 17th Edition (2016-2017) of the International Master in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport – the “FIFA Master” – is now over.   All candidates having created an account on the...[more]