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Mon. 20 January 2014

Brand new Demographic Study highlights the decrease of club-trained players in European clubs

The CIES Football Observatory is happy to disclose the 6th edition of its annual Demographic Study on 31 top division leagues of UEFA member associations, 472 clubs and 11,653 players. The 96-page publication is divided in five...[more]

Mon. 20 January 2014

Interview of Prof. Denis Oswald, CIES Director

Can you first tell us about yourself and your career path? I was born in Neuchâtel, 66 years ago. I am married to Dominique who is a former member of the Swiss national tennis team and, like me, she is a lawyer. I have a son who...[more]

Fri. 17 January 2014

David Trezeguet visits CIES

After having received a tribute from his former club Juventus on Sunday 5 January, David Trezeguet made good use of his trip to Europe with a courtesy visit to the CIES headquarters in Neuchâtel (Switzerland).The International...[more]

Tue. 14 January 2014

New Big-5 Weekly Post on player turnover - n°58

The 58th edition of the CIES Football Observatory Big-5 Weekly Post presents the data on the percentage of minutes played by the 11 most fielded players per club since the start of the 2013/14 season. It shows that the best...[more]

Tue. 14 January 2014

South America: new FIFA/CIES Programme graduates

Many FIFA/CIES Programme students were awarded their diplomas in December during ceremonies organised in Peru, Chile and Argentina. Over 80 students received their diplomas after attending the FIFA/CIES Programme Programme ...[more]

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