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Tue. 13 October 2020

Costliest squads: Manchester City stands out

Issue number 308 of the Weekly Post presents the annual CIES Football Observatory analysis on the transfer fee expenditure to assemble the squad by big-5 league teams. As for 2019, Manchester City tops the table with an...[more]

Thu. 08 October 2020

CIES WEBINAR Season 2 - Ep #2: “Show me the money”: financing sport after the crisis”

CIES webinars: Let’s Connect and Think Together Thanks to everybody for the first webinar of Season 2 which was really interesting.The success of this CIES WEBINAR series is really impressive. Indeed, more than 14’000 of you...[more]

Wed. 07 October 2020

COVID only braked the inflation of players’ transfer prices

While the COVID pandemic has brought a considerable drop in the level of investments on the transfer market, footballers signed for money by big-5 league teams during the last transfer window were paid on average 6% more than...[more]

Wed. 07 October 2020


Thuba Sibanda Current Position: Programme Director at Physically Active Youth Namibia ( Year of graduation: 2018 (18th edition) Nationality: Zimbabwean What does your current role involve? I’m currently the...[more]

Tue. 06 October 2020

Female Leaders and the 21st Edition FIFA Master Class

Picture: The class begin face-to-face teaching by using DMU track and trace Apps, social distancing and wearing face masks at all times The students of the 21st edition of the FIFA Master arrived in Leicester on the...[more]

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