International Centre for
Sports Studies

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Mon. 03 October 2016

Manchester United breaks record of costliest squad

Transfer expenditure at the top of the football pyramid has significantly grown in recent years. Issue number 159 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post analyses the sums spent in transfer fees by big-5 league teams to...[more]

Fri. 30 September 2016

Application process now open for the "FIFA Master" 18th edition (2017-2018) Postgraduate Course

As of Monday 3rd October 2016, the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) has officially opened the application process for the 18th edition (2017-2018) of the "FIFA Master". Organised by the International...[more]

Tue. 27 September 2016

All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon, visit for 17th edition class

The world famous All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, was the venue for the first field visit to be made by the 17th edition International MA in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport (‘FIFA Master’)...[more]

Mon. 26 September 2016

CIES represented at the Soccerex Global Convention in Manchester

The International Centre for Sport Studies (CIES) would like to welcome attendees at the Soccerex Global Convention which is taking place in Manchester between Monday 26th and Wednesday 28th September 2016. At the CIES...[more]

Mon. 26 September 2016

Two thirds of transfer expenditure benefit big-5 league clubs

The 158th CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the beneficiaries of transfer investments made by big-5 league clubs. Between 2010 and 2016, roughly two thirds of the fees were paid out to other teams taking part in the...[more]