International Centre for
Sports Studies

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2000 Neuchâtel
Tel +41 32 718 39 00


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]

Wed. 08 May 2019

CIES Sports Intelligence publishes new report on the governance and finances of top European football clubs

The second report from the new research and analysis team at CIES focuses on a sample of 12 prominent football clubs from the big-5 leagues to provide some insight into their internal governance and financial landscape. The...[more]

Mon. 06 May 2019

Top transfer values for U20 big-5 league players

Issue number 261 of the Weekly Post presents the top 50 list of the U20 players from the big-5 with the highest transfer value according to the CIES Football Observatory algorithm. The English full international Jadon Sancho...[more]

Mon. 06 May 2019

Terre en vue! The FIFA Master has landed in Neuchâtel

Picture: The FIFA Master class poses with a selection of FIFA Master alumni and other FIFA employees. In the midst of all: Fatma Samoura (middle row, 2nd from left) and Gianni Infantino (middle row, 3rd from left). In this...[more]

Tue. 30 April 2019

RB Leipzig signed its footballers at the youngest age

The 260th edition of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post analyses the age at which players fielded during this season in 24 European top divisions were signed by their clubs of employment. Academy graduates are not included...[more]