World Football Academy presents ground-breaking study

Two recovery days between games result in unfair play

  • New Study Demonstrates Player Fatigue is Distorting European Football
  • Clear performance deficit suffered by teams playing after only two days’ recovery
  • Domestic title and European qualification outcomes affected
  • Study author, Raymond Verheijen, calls for mandatory three-day gap between matches

Click here for press release [pdf, 171KB]
Click here for summary of study [pdf, 1.14MB]