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Mon. 13 February 2012

Discover new products on the CIES Observatory website !

The CIES Football Observatory's team is pleased to announce that the online database has been updated. It is now possible to consult six demographic indicators for the last five seasons in the five major European leagues, depicting them according to a number of sorting criteria:

Thanks to our collaboration with Opta, these statistical indicators and many others can from now on also be produced on live. For more information, please contact us at [email protected]

Henceforth, no prior registration is required to access the online database. Our 3,080 subscribers will shortly receive an email asking if they wish to continue to receive our regular updates. From March on, they will be sent on a weekly basis.

People who receive our information without having provided an electronic address and who also want to be informed on a weekly basis are requested to register using the specific form on the left of the home page of our website ( Thank you for spreading the word to anyone who may be interested!


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. As well as the realisation of two annual reports, the CIES Football Observatory regularly carries out mandates for various stakeholders of the football industry. Methodological rigor coupled with a deep knowledge of football guarantee high quality analyses at competitive rates. More information at

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