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Wed. 22 November 2023

Global rankings of club-trained players’ employment

The 440th CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks teams from 60 leagues around the world according to the percentage of domestic league minutes played by club-trained footballers* during the current season. The Basques of...[more]

Wed. 15 November 2023

The Magical Power of Sport

For the second month of the FIFA Master here at De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester, October saw our new acquired knowledge put to the test through academic assessments such as a Wimbledon Group Presentation and essays...[more]

Wed. 15 November 2023

Top 100 creators worldwide

Issue number 439 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the 100 players in the world with the best statistics in terms of chance creation during the current season, according to an index* developed from Wyscout...[more]

Mon. 13 November 2023

World demographic study: 48 leagues compared

The 89th CIES Football Observatory Monthly Report compares 48 leagues around the world according to the demographic characteristics of the players in the club’s first team squads: 31 top divisions of UEFA member associations,...[more]

Mon. 13 November 2023

LATAM Study Trip: Discovering Santiago 2023

Around seventy students, alumni and members of the FIFA/CIES International University Network recently took part in the traditional LATAM study trip which was organised within the framework of the Pan American Games Santiago...[more]

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