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Mon. 20 May 2019

Length of passes: the best like it short

Issue number 263 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post analyses the average length of passes by teams from 35 European domestic leagues. The study highlights big discrepancies in playing styles. There are almost 8 ...[more]

Wed. 15 May 2019

Round table: “Putting Innovation on the Pitch: VAR and Video Technology in Sport” in Lausanne, Switzerland, 28th May, 2019

In an attempt to discuss this question of fundamental importance for 21st century football, an exceptional round table entitled “Putting Innovation on the Pitch: VAR and Video Technology in Sport” has been organized by the...[more]

Wed. 15 May 2019


Hassan El-Kamah Current Position: Senior Marketing Manager- Sela Sport Year of Graduation: 2015 (15th edition) Nationality: Egyptian What does your current role involve? In my current role, I am responsible...[more]

Wed. 15 May 2019

Report and Atlas on expatriate footballers disclosed

For the third year, the CIES Football Observatory analyses the presence of expatriate players in 147 leagues from 98 national associations. Brazil is clearly at the top of the rankings for countries exporting the most footballers...[more]

Mon. 13 May 2019

Production champions: Napoli, Olympiacos, Leeds, and who else?

Issue number 262 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the three best and worst teams per league in terms of points that they should have achieved according to their pitch production. Virtual points were...[more]