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Mon. 30 October 2017

Venezuela: Alumnus appointed to take responsibility for national football teams

For almost a year now, Jemmyl Lamprea León, who is an alumnus of the FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sports Management organised in partnership with Universidad Metropolitana (UNIMET) in Caracas (Venezuela), has been in charge...[more]

Mon. 30 October 2017

Does height matter in football?

Issue number 201 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the lists of the 50 clubs from 36 European leagues who fielded the tallest and shortest line-ups since the start of the season. At the head of the rankings...[more]

Mon. 30 October 2017

Brand new player performance comparator widget

The CIES Football Observatory has further developed its website with the inclusion of a brand new player performance widget. Using data provided by OptaPro, this unique tool allows users to compare the technical profile of...[more]

Mon. 23 October 2017

Training clubs: Ajax and Real Madrid at the top

Issue number 200 of the increasingly popular CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post highlights the clubs having trained the most footballers present on the 1st of October 2017 in 31 top division European leagues. At the top of the...[more]

Fri. 20 October 2017

Russia: Four alumni from the HSE/FIFA/CIES Executive Programme alumni participate at Ashgabat 2017

Four alumni from the FIFA/CIES Executive Programme organised in cooperation with the Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow participated in the 5th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games which took place in Ashgabat,...[more]