International Centre for
Sports Studies

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Mon. 14 November 2016

Warsaw: Seminar for the Heads of the Law Module

Kozminski University (KU) and PGE Narodowy Stadium, CIES partners since 2014, welcomed the Heads of the Law Module to Warsaw on 27 and 28 October 2016. This module is taught in the framework of the FIFA/CIES Executive Programme...[more]

Tue. 08 November 2016

Club-trained players: the European league rankings

The presence of club-trained footballers greatly varies throughout Europe. Issue number 164 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks 31 top division championships of UEFA member associations according to the percentage...[more]

Tue. 08 November 2016

Annual census: record low for club-trained, record high for expatriates

The annual census carried out since 2009 by the CIES Football Observatory on the profile of players active in 31 top division leagues of UEFA member associations confirms the decrease in the presence of club-trained players, the...[more]

Mon. 31 October 2016

FIFA and CIES publish comprehensive study on youth football competitions

( Following the Reflection Sessions on Global Football Development held last year by FIFA and the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES), the organisations have published their first joint study on youth...[more]

Mon. 31 October 2016

Training clubs: Real Madrid and Ajax head the rankings, Barcelona downgrades

Issue number 163 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the annual list of the most productive training clubs. At the head of the rankings for big-5 league players is Real Madrid, while Dutch side Ajax tops the...[more]