International Centre for
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Tue. 17 June 2014

Player Development Ranking for the 2014 World Cup

The CIES Football Observatory is pleased to publish its Player Development Ranking for the 2014 World Cup. Feyenoord Rotterdam is the club that contributed the most to develop players selected for the event. The Dutch team...[more]

Thu. 12 June 2014

FIFA Master Class Update: Bienvenue à Neuchatel

After a well-deserved week off, the 14th Edition once again joined forces in Neuchatel, the home of CIES, to begin the final chapter of the course – the sports law module. Whilst the transition from the “Fashion Capital of the...[more]

Thu. 12 June 2014

Good news for NMMU alumni

Three graduates of the FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management organised in cooperation with Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) have recently been rewarded with success in their professional or sport careers. Mohlala...[more]

Thu. 12 June 2014

The CIES Football Observatory reveals how to select a winning World Cup squad

The CIES Football Observatory has analysed the career trajectory of squad members from the last four World Cup finalists and is now able to identify some of the factors which allowed them to outperform their rivals in the...[more]

Thu. 05 June 2014

L'autre visage du supportérisme: autorégulations, mobilisations collectives et mouvements sociaux by Busset Thomas, Besson Roger et Jaccoud Christophe

The result of a scientific symposium organized in September 2012 by the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES ) in Neuchâtel, this new book addresses the issue of football fan culture from previously underexplored...[more]