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Mon. 27 February 2012

Agents earn 400 million € per year in Europe

The CIES Football Observatory has today published a new study of football agent activity in Europe. The detailed report reveals that the yearly turnover for football intermediaries in UEFA member national associations is around...[more]

Mon. 13 February 2012

Discover new products on the CIES Observatory website !

The CIES Football Observatory's team is pleased to announce that the online database has been updated. It is now possible to consult six demographic indicators for the last five seasons in the five major European leagues,...[more]

Tue. 24 January 2012

CIES on Bloomberg media!!!

Topic:Soccer Teams Speculate More on Player Transfers, FIFA-Backed Group Finds.   This article can be accessed for free via the Blommberg website...[more]

Mon. 23 January 2012

Clubs’ economic difficulties and speculation in the transfer market go hand in hand

The fourth edition of the CIES Football Observatory's Demographic Study is now available.  It is an annual publication edited since 2009 destined for anyone who wishes to acquire a better understanding of the European...[more]

Mon. 23 January 2012

FIFA Master 13th Edition - application deadline over!

The application for the 13th Edition (2012-2013) of the FIFA Master has now passed. Submitted applications will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee. The selection process will take around 3-4 months.  Organised by the...[more]