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Mon. 22 November 2021

Use of players: South America stands out

Issue number 357 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks teams from 84 top divisions worldwide according to the number of players fielded in domestic league matches during the last 365 days. The figures greatly vary...[more]

Thu. 18 November 2021

Ecuador: Closing ceremony held for the second edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme

The closing ceremony for the second edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme in Sports Management took place on 9 November 2021 at the campus of the Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA) in Quito. Twenty three students received their...[more]

Mon. 15 November 2021

Sprinting distance: worldwide analysis

Issue number 356 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post analyses the data produced by our partners SkillCorner to unveil the average sprinting (>7.0 m/s or 25.2 km/h) distance per team in 27 leagues worldwide. The values...[more]

Wed. 10 November 2021

Record high for expatriate players in European football

After the drop in 2020 within the context of the pandemic, the part of players imported from abroad in the squads of teams from 31 European top divisions has started to rise again. This is one of the main findings from the annual...[more]

Mon. 08 November 2021


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