International Centre for
Sports Studies

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Wed. 27 January 2021

Football fans ask for more transparency

The survey conducted by the CIES Football Observatory to celebrate its 15th birthday has allowed us to collect extremely interesting data on the perception of fans on professional football. A clear majority of the 2,061...[more]

Mon. 25 January 2021

No fans in stadiums: Atlético Madrid does not care

Empty stadiums impact teams very differently. Despite the lack of supporters due to the pandemic, Atlético Madrid recorded the highest proportion of home wins among teams in the five major European leagues: 13 out of 15 including...[more]

Mon. 18 January 2021

Player turnover: Aston Villa and the Premier League stand out

Issue number 321 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post ranks teams from 72 domestic leagues worldwide according to the percentage of minutes played by the 11 most fielded footballers. The highest figures for the five major...[more]

Mon. 18 January 2021


The application deadline for the 22nd Edition (2021-2022) of the FIFA Master – International Master in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport – is now over. All candidates having created an account on the programme’s...[more]

Wed. 13 January 2021

As one module ends, a new adventure begins for the FIFA Master 21st edition class

Greetings from Milan! Or should I say, saluti da Milano! The SDA Bocconi module on Sports Management officially began on Thursday, January 7th. Before we move all our focus to finance, strategic planning, marketing, (and pizza,...[more]

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