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Antonio Solana-Sánchez, Sergio Lara-Bercial and David Solana-Sánchez

Professional youth football (soccer) academies face a number of challenges related to the contrasting and at times competing nature of their goals. Marrying long-term development of players with success in youth competitions and combining the development of young people as athletes with their growth as human beings are some examples. Professional football clubs and those tasked with leading their academies have to make key decisions as to how these challenges will be addressed. In this paper we argue that those decisions must be made based on a clearly shared philosophy and accompanying set of values. We present some of the key principles governing the work of the Sevilla Club de Fútbol Youth Academy and the rationale behind them. These principles span from developmental, methodological and pedagogical choices to the building of an internal long-term approach to coach development.

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Katelyn M. Nelson, Elizabeth H.K. Daidone, Katherine M. Breedlove, Debbie A. Bradney and Thomas G. Bowman

The study objective was to determine the magnitude and frequency of head impacts in NCAA Division III soccer athletes based on player position and type of play (offense, defense, transition). Across player position, male and female soccer defenders sustained the most head impacts (males IR = 18.89, 95% CI = 16.89–20.89; females IR = 8.45, 95% CI = 7.25–9.64; IRR = 2.23, 95% CI = 1.87–2.67). The study revealed a nonstatistically significant interaction between sex, player position, and type of play for both linear (p = .42) and rotational accelerations (p = .16). Defenders sustained the majority of the head impacts in the study sample, suggesting preventative initiatives should be focused on back row players.

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Samuel López-Carril and Christos Anagnostopoulos

Fútbol Club Barcelona instagram.com/fcbarcelona/ 145 686,321 130,853,332 1 Getafe Club de Fútbol instagram.com/getafecf/ 118 6,969 255,204 1 Granada Club de Fútbol instagram.com/granadacf/ 368 4,134 881,879 6 Levante Unión Deportiva instagram.com/levanteud/ 184 5,759 322,348 2 Real Betis Balompié

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Mullen * 1 2016 3 1 31 45 10.1123/iscj.2014-0148 Best Practices Athlete and Coach Development in the Sevilla Club de Fútbol Youth Academy: A Values-Based Proposition Antonio Solana-Sánchez * Sergio Lara-Bercial * David Solana-Sánchez * 1 2016 3 1 46 53 10.1123/iscj.2015-0085 Developing and

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Lyndsay M.C. Hayhurst, Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom and Emma Arksey

soccer (or fútbol) to “empower girls” and improve gender relations in a remote rural community in Nicaragua. Our aim is to contribute to sociological and international relations (IR) studies of SDP in a number of ways. First, while debates pertaining to local/international partnerships in SDP—and the

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Sergio J. Ibáñez, Javier García-Rubio, Antonio Antúnez and Sebastián Feu

coach] 2002 URG 12 Morcillo Losa, José Alfonso El desarrollo profesional del entrenador de fútbol base centrado en el trabajo colaborativo en un club amateur [Professional development of youth soccer coach focused on collaborative work in an amateur club] 2003 URG 13 Sanz Rivas, David Análisis y

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Fernando Segura Millan Trejo, Mark Norman and Chirstophe Jaccoud

). In the mid-1990s, the Fútbol para la Paz initiative was launched in Medellin (Colombia) to curb youth violence and incorporate women into the playing field. In the early 2000s, in the midst of the social crisis of Argentina, the Defensores del Chaco project was created with the aim of providing

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Cesar R. Torres

). ¿Cuál es el valor del fútbol? Retrieved from https://www.pagina12.com.ar/97205-cual-es-el-valor-del-futbol Twietmeyer , G. ( 2015 ). Religion, theology and sport . In M. McNamee & W.J. Morgan (Eds.), Routledge handbook of the philosophy of sport (pp.  238 – 254 ). New York, NY

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Jeffrey W. Kassing

meant, for example, that FCB became Club de Futbol Barcelona. Despite these efforts to limit the freedoms previously asserted by football clubs, Franco allowed teams that clearly represented various regions of Spain to continue due to his belief that soccer was a means to occupy the masses and to

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Bryan E. Denham

-opinion-context-americans-race-police.aspx Nielsen . ( 2018 , June 14 ). When it comes to the language of futbol, Hispanic Americans know it best [press release]. Retrieved from https://www.nielsen.com/us/en/insights/news/2018/when-it-comes-to-the-language-of-futbol-hispanic-americans-know-it-best.html Pettigrew , T.F. ( 1998