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Mon. 08 February 2021

Manchester at the heart of the transfer market

During the last ten transfer windows, Manchester City total the most negative net transfer spending among current big-5 league clubs (-€631M) ahead of city rivals Manchester United (-€586M). Two French Ligue 1 clubs are at the...[more]

Tue. 02 February 2021

FIFA Master Sports Management Module underway in the business capital of Italy - Milan

The beginning of the new year meant the beginning of a new adventure for the class of the FIFA Master 21st edition. After a well-deserved holiday break, where some of us flew back to our home countries to spend time with families...[more]

Mon. 01 February 2021

Most clinical teams in 31 European leagues

Issue number 323 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks teams from 31 European leagues according to the number of shots per goal as per the data provided by InStat. The most clinical team overall is Hamburger SV (one...[more]

Wed. 27 January 2021

Football fans ask for more transparency

The survey conducted by the CIES Football Observatory to celebrate its 15th birthday has allowed us to collect extremely interesting data on the perception of fans on professional football. A clear majority of the 2,061...[more]

Mon. 25 January 2021

No fans in stadiums: Atlético Madrid does not care

Empty stadiums impact teams very differently. Despite the lack of supporters due to the pandemic, Atlético Madrid recorded the highest proportion of home wins among teams in the five major European leagues: 13 out of 15 including...[more]

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