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Mon. 06 March 2023

CIES and FIFA MASTER Events planned to mark International Women’s Day 2023

Wednesday 8th March will be International Women’s Day (IWD) 2023. First established in the 1900’s, the day is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The theme for this...[more]

Thu. 02 March 2023

Most (un)stable teams: last five years

The 411th CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks the teams currently playing in 75 leagues around the world according to the number of different players fielded in domestic league matches over the last five years. The top...[more]

Wed. 22 February 2023

Good Real, bad United?

The 410th CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks the teams in 52 leagues around the world according to the current season’s ratio between fouls committed and suffered. In the five major European championships, according to...[more]

Mon. 20 February 2023

CIES publication "Overcoming Frontiers/Limits on Skis" wins ISHA International Award

Winner: Surmonter les frontières à ski - Grenzen überwinden mit Ski (Overcoming Frontiers/Limits on Skis) by Thomas Busset and Peter Engel (Swiss – French) MANCHESTER CENTER, Vermont (Feb. 9, 2023) – The International...[more]

Mon. 20 February 2023

World first: player price inflation revealed

The CIES Football Observatory research team is pleased to announce the publication of a ground-breaking report that reveals for the first time the inflation of player prices. Over the last decade, player prices have increased at...[more]

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