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Tue. 26 October 2021

Ajax crowned best training club in Europe

Issue number 353 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post, AFC Ajax tops the CIES Football Observatory 2021 rankings of clubs having trained the most footballers playing in 31 top divisions of UEFA member countries....[more]

Mon. 18 October 2021

World rankings of big scoring chances

Issue number 352 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks teams from 41 leagues worldwide according to the ratio between big chances created and conceded as per data from our partners InStat. A big chance defines a...[more]

Wed. 13 October 2021

Distances covered: SkillCorner data analysis

Since last summer, the CIES Football Observatory has had the pleasure of working with the French leading company SkillCorner, specialised in the generation of physical data on football players. The 68th Monthly Report analyses...[more]

Tue. 12 October 2021

Fielding of expatriates: European rankings

Issue number 351 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks clubs in 31 top divisions from UEFA member associations according to the percentage of domestic league minutes played by expatriates. The highest value overall...[more]

Wed. 06 October 2021


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