International Centre for
Sports Studies

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Mon. 05 October 2020

Exclusive squad turnover world rankings revealed

Issue number 307 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks clubs having played at least 27 domestic league matches since September 2019 according to the number of players fielded. The sample is composed of 1,014 top or...[more]

Mon. 05 October 2020

CIES and the FMA Family mourns the passing of Kevin O’Riordan

It is with great regrets that CIES and the FIFA Master Alumni family received the sad news of the death of Kevin O’Riordan, alumnus from the 7th edition. According to reports, Kevin died peacefully at the Bon Secours Hospital, in...[more]

Thu. 01 October 2020

FIFA Master 22nd edition: Apply now!

As of 1st October 2020 the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) has officially opened the application process for the 22nd edition (2021-2022) of the FIFA Master. Please note that the deadline for applying is midnight...[more]

Wed. 30 September 2020

Argentina: some exchanges with the Racing Club's General Secretary

Barbara Blanco Rodríguez, a former student of the UCA/FIFA/CIES Programme in Sports Law and Management in Argentina, has been immersed in football for several years. She reveals here some aspects of her work and underlines the...[more]

Mon. 28 September 2020

Júnior Negrão ahead of Ronaldo in 2020 top scorer list

Issue number 306 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the 127 footballers having scored at least 10 goals in 94 top division leagues worldwide during the calendar year 2020. The 33-year-old Brazilian Júnior...[more]

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