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News

Mon. 10 January 2022

Expected points: most over-and under-paid clubs

Issue number 363 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post compares points achieved by teams from 32 leagues of UEFA member associations with points expected according to a statistical model including ball possession and the...[more]

Wed. 05 January 2022

Most expensive players: Vinícius Júnior at the top

Issue number 362 of the Weekly Post presents the traditional bi-annual list of the 100 big-5 league players with the top estimated transfer value according to the CIES Football Observatory algorithm. The Real Madrid’s...[more]

Mon. 03 January 2022

FIFA MASTER ALUMNI - WHERE ARE THEY NOW? - MARIE HYOJUNG SHIN

Marie Hyojung Shin Current Position: Team Leader, UN Migration (IOM) Year of graduation: 2019 (19th edition) Nationality: Korean What does your current role involve? I joined the Immigration and Border Management Division...[more]

Mon. 20 December 2021

CIES Football Observatory’s big-5 leagues’ best XI

Issue number 361 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the best XI for each of the five major European leagues. Players were selected according to the CIES Performance Index powered by Opta data. Only footballers...[more]

Mon. 13 December 2021

Player of the Year: Alaba heads the pack

Issue number 360 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the 50 outfield players and the 50 goalkeepers worldwide who accumulated the greatest pitch experience since the start of the year. The rankings are...[more]

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