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Thu. 14 March 2019

Players’ origin in the English Premier League under the light of Brexit

The 43rd Monthly Report of the CIES Football Observatory analyses the evolution of the origin of players fielded over the past ten years in the English Premier League. It shows that the playing time of footballers having grown up...[more]

Thu. 14 March 2019

Abu Dhabi: Former student from the SUAD/FIFA/CIES Executive Programme involved in the organisation of the Special Olympics World Games

Salem Ahmed Abdulla, who was one of the first students to enrol on the FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sports Management organised in cooperation with Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi (SUAD), is now fully involved in the...[more]

Mon. 11 March 2019

Shot accuracy: Manchester United and Ajax at the top

Issue number 254 of the CIES Football Weekly Post investigates InStat data to present the 20 clubs with the highest and lowest percentages of shots on target both in the five major European leagues and in 25 other domestic...[more]

Wed. 06 March 2019

Squad transfer values: English clubs at the top

Weekly Post number 253 presents the aggregated transfer value of big-5 league clubs. According to the algorithm exclusively developed by the CIES Football Observatory, the estimated value of the squad of five teams is over one...[more]

Wed. 27 February 2019

A FIFA/CIES Executive Programme lecturer named one of the most influential women in Egypt

Picture: Dina Abdel Fatah, Managing Director of Amwal Al Ghad Magazine / Nevine Ahmed El Messeery, CEO, Managing Director and BOD Member of Ahli United Bank / Nour Elzeny / Prof. Hala Helmy El Said, Minister of Planning and...[more]