International Centre for
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Wed. 19 April 2023

Penalty frequency worldwide: Egypt at the top

The 418th edition of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks 75 leagues around the world according to the frequency of penalties awarded by referees since 1 January 2020. The Egyptian Premier League heads the rankings...[more]

Thu. 13 April 2023

Neuchâtel: our new home, but also our final stop

The study period for the FIFA Master 23rd edition class in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, has now started. And, with that, one of the main takeaways from the first two academic modules at De Montfort University in Leicester, England,...[more]

Wed. 12 April 2023

Top clubs for U20 players’ employment

Issue number 417 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the percentage of minutes played by footballers who had not yet turned 20 in domestic league matches played over the last five years by 1,168 clubs in 76...[more]

Tue. 11 April 2023

New Report: attacking playing styles in world football

The 84th CIES Football Observatory Monthly Report analyses attacking playing styles adopted by clubs in 75 leagues worldwide using data for no less than 18,000 matches collected by InStat (now Wyscout). The team statistics on...[more]

Thu. 06 April 2023


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