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Mon. 01 November 2021

Best dribblers in 33 leagues worldwide

Issue number 354 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the most active dribblers in 33 leagues worldwide according to the data of our partners InStat. Only players having attempted at least 40 dribbles in the...[more]

Fri. 29 October 2021


Aligned with FIFA’s commitment to support and develop football leaders and administrators within Member Associations (MAs), FIFA has successfully launched this week the Football Executive Programme for Asian and Oceanian MAs in...[more]

Tue. 26 October 2021

Ajax crowned best training club in Europe

Issue number 353 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post, AFC Ajax tops the CIES Football Observatory 2021 rankings of clubs having trained the most footballers playing in 31 top divisions of UEFA member countries....[more]

Mon. 18 October 2021

World rankings of big scoring chances

Issue number 352 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks teams from 41 leagues worldwide according to the ratio between big chances created and conceded as per data from our partners InStat. A big chance defines a...[more]

Wed. 13 October 2021

Distances covered: SkillCorner data analysis

Since last summer, the CIES Football Observatory has had the pleasure of working with the French leading company SkillCorner, specialised in the generation of physical data on football players. The 68th Monthly Report analyses...[more]

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