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Wed. 10 April 2019

New Report on Attendances in Football Stadia

The 44th Monthly Report of the CIES Football Observatory analyses match attendances in 51 national football leagues from 42 countries. Germany appears as the footballing country par excellence. Although also very popular, English...[more]

Tue. 09 April 2019

A Day at the Heart of World Football: The 19th Edition Class of the FIFA Master Visits the FIFA Headquarters in Zürich.

Each year, the FIFA Master - International MA in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport class has the opportunity to visit the Home of FIFA in Zurich for what is one of the most important field visits of the academic...[more]

Mon. 08 April 2019

Football Executive Programme: End of Module 4 on Communication at CONMEBOL

On Thursday 4 April 2019, CIES, in collaboration with FIFA and CONMEBOL, opened module 4 of the Football Executive Programme addressing the topic of Communication at CONMEBOL headquarters in Paraguay. The principal objective of...[more]

Mon. 08 April 2019

Foreign goals: from Cyprus to Ukraine

Issue number 258 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks 27 top division leagues of UEFA member countries according to the percentage of goals scored during the current season by expatriate footballers. At the top...[more]

Tue. 02 April 2019

Highest transfer values per club in the big-5

Issue number 257 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post presents the players with the highest estimated transfer value per big-5 league club. The potentially most expensive player overall, Kylian Mbappé (€228 million),...[more]