Best players of the first trimester 2021

The CIES Football Observatory has developed a unique methodology to compare the performance of players irrespective of their position. Issue number 331 of the Weekly Post highlights the outfield footballers with the highest score for domestic league matches played since … Continue reading

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British Horse Racing: Latest News

By Prof Dr Ian Blackshaw Plans have been announced to get owners of racehorses back on track in England and Scotland by 29 March 2021, line with Government ‘road-maps’ for easing restrictions resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic. Racecourse attendances, from … Continue reading

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Formula 1: Young Engineer of 2020 Award

By Prof Dr Ian Blackshaw As we have been noting on the SLT website, women have been making their mark in various sports, especially football, cricket and rugby football. Now the latest sport to mark this trend is the hitherto … Continue reading

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Women’s Football: Landmark TV Rights Deal!

By Prof Dr Ian Blackshaw The English Women’s Super League (WSL), the female equivalent of the English Premier League, has signed a deal with Sky Sports and the BBC for televising their matches for three years, commencing with the next … Continue reading

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Top assets from a transfer value standpoint

The CIES Football Observatory has developed a powerful algorithm to assess the transfer value of professional football players on a scientific basis. Issue number 330 of the Weekly Post presents the top valued footballer for each of the 98 teams … Continue reading

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Tokyo Olympics: Latest News

By Prof Dr Ian Blackshaw Because of continuing concerns about the incidence of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Japan and elsewhere, it has been announced that no international fans will be allowed to attend the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympics … Continue reading

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