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Wed. 01 June 2016

Transfer values revealed: eight possible record breakers

Who are the footballers whose transfer value is above €100 million? Issue number 152 of the Weekly Post unveils the excusive CIES Football Observatory list of the 100 big-5 league players with the highest values from a transfer...[more]

Fri. 27 May 2016

Rower Emma Twigg, 2015 "FIFA Master" alumna, qualified to represent New-Zealand at the Olympic Games in Rio next August!

Emma Twigg receiving her "FIFA Master" degree at the graduation ceremony in July 2015 in Neuchâtel (Switzerland), from the hands of Denis Oswald - CIES Director (right) and Jean-Christophe Rolland - FISA President and...[more]

Wed. 25 May 2016

Venezuela: Enrolment for the 7th edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme now open

The Universidad Metropolitana (UNIMET), which has been a CIES partner since 2010, has just launched the enrolment procedure for the 7th edition of the FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sport Management (Diplomado Internacional en...[more]

Mon. 23 May 2016

Money league: from Leicester City to Newcastle

Issue number 151 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks big-5 league clubs according to the average transfer cost per player fielded. Leicester City was crowned despite the third lowest transfer expenditure at English...[more]

Tue. 17 May 2016

Best players in attacking positions: David Silva and Messi top the tables

David Silva heads the CIES Football Observatory table of the best performing big-5 league attacking midfielders. Manchester City’s Spaniard outranks Mesut Özil (Arsenal) and Henrik Mkhitaryan (Dortmund). In the top three...[more]