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Mon. 17 February 2020

Technical report on the Major League Soccer

The renewal of the fruitful collaboration with OptaPro has allowed the CIES Football Observatory to innovate by developing its first ever technical report on a non-European competition: the Major League Soccer (MLS) of the United...[more]

Fri. 14 February 2020

Buon anno e benvenuti a Milano!

After a great start to the course, with three and a half amazing months spent in the city of the Foxes and the Tigers, the class went on a well-deserved winter holiday. We all met at the beginning of January in sunny Milan,...[more]

Mon. 10 February 2020

From Chelsea to Real Madrid: net transfer spending

Issue number 283 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the financial balance for transfers carried out by clubs worldwide during the last two transfer windows. Real Madrid recorded the most negative balance (-...[more]

Mon. 10 February 2020


Sean Dempsey Current Position: Vice President, Global Sponsorships - Sports and Governance at Citi Year of Graduation: 2015 (15th edition) Nationality: American What does your current role involve? At Citi,...[more]

Mon. 03 February 2020

Most fielded youngsters: Kulusevski tops the list

Issue number 282 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the list of players born in the 2000s who played the highest percentage of domestic league minutes during current season. Dejan Kulusevski (Parma, on loan...[more]