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Wed. 24 February 2016

"FIFA Master" 16th edition - Chapter 2: The Journey continues

The referee indicates to us there is only stoppage time left of the first half - we have clearly enjoyed every second of it, but much more is still to be done. 5 months of the 16th Edition of the FIFA Master has already gone by,...[more]

Tue. 23 February 2016

(In French only) Ballon rond et héros modernes : Quand la littérature s’intéresse à la masculinité des terrains de football

(In French only) Si le sport a d’abord été considéré comme un « divertissement pour analphabètes », la littérature sportive émerge dès la fin du XIXe siècle et les collections qui lui sont dédiées se multiplient. En 1928, la...[more]

Mon. 22 February 2016

Most fielded U21 players in the big-5 leagues

Issue number 138 of the CIES Football Observatory Big-5 Weekly Post presents the 10 most fielded U21 players per position. French Ligue 1 footballers are the most represented, while English Premier League players are the least...[more]

Tue. 16 February 2016

A second student at the COL Rio 2016

We have learnt with great satisfaction that a second student from the FIFA/CIES Programme in sport management, which is organised with Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), has been contracted by the Local Organising Committee of the...[more]

Mon. 15 February 2016

Champions League: who will qualify for the quarter finals?

Issue number 137 of the Big-5 Weekly Post presents the analysis of the performance of Champions League last 16 round participants during the group stage. The study covers both the defensive and attacking areas. This allows the...[more]