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Mon. 15 April 2013

Big Five Weekly post - Issue 32

The CIES Football Observatory is pleased to inform you that a new edition of the Big-5 Weekly Post is available to download for free on our website. The latest issue considers the subject of footballers over 30 years of age.

Leagues with the most / least percentage of players over 30 on the pitch (last week-end)

Italian Serie A 32.2 / German Bundeliga 18.4

Clubs with the most / least percentage of players over 30 on the pitch (last week-end)

Atalanta Bergamo (ITA) 57,8 / Club Atlético de Madrid (ESP), Aston Villa FC (ENG), SV Werder Bremen (GER) 0

We are also pleased to present you the most productive players for each of the big-5 European leagues in last week-end matches.

Most productive players, general index (last week-end)

ENG: C. N'Zogbia (Aston Villa)/ ESP: T. Alcântara (Barcelona) / FRA: Y. Jouffre (Lorient) / GER: J. Blaszczykowski (Dortmund) / ITA: L. Muriel (Udinese)

The most productive players per area of the game also available on our website. Enjoy the read!

About the CIES Football Observatory

The CIES Football Observatory was set up in 2005 under the name of the Professional Football Players Observatory (PFPO). Since 2011, it is one of the cornerstones of the vast CIES Observatory project, dedicated to the statistical analysis of sport in all its diversity. Click here for more information.

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