International Centre for
Sports Studies

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2000 Neuchâtel
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Mon. 09 March 2020

Most precocious players: Donnarumma and Hazard at the top

The 286th CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks current big-5 league players according to the age at which they have reached 50, 100, 200 and 300 caps in these competitions. The Milan AC goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma...[more]

Mon. 02 March 2020

2020 FIFA/CIES University Network Prize: And the Winner is…

The Jury of the FIFA/CIES University Network Award held its annual meeting on 27 February 2020 in order to select the winning group project for 2020. During its first deliberations, the Jury unanimously pre-selected three...[more]

Mon. 02 March 2020

Big chances created: a fabulous four headed by Messi

Issue number 285 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post highlights the players who created the most big chances for their teammates in big-5 league matches over three different periods: last year, last three years and last...[more]

Tue. 25 February 2020

Table ronde: « Lutter contre le racisme dans le football, l'affaire de tous ? » à Neuchâtel le 18 mars 2020 (In French Only)

En Suisse, il incombe au premier chef à l’Etat de conduire la lutte contre les discriminations de toute nature. Cette action publique est redoublée par l’engagement d’un nombre considérable d’acteurs de la société civile qui...[more]

Mon. 24 February 2020

How aggressive is your football? From Bolivia to Japan

Issue number 284 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks 92 top divisions worldwide according to the average number of cards (yellow and red) per game during the current or the last completed one. The...[more]