A longitudinal investigation into the relative age effect in an English professional football club: exploring the ‘underdog hypothesis’

Adam L. Kelly*, Mark R. Wilson, Lewis A. Gough, Harry Knapman, Paul Morgan, Matthew Cole, Daniel T. Jackson, Craig A. Williams

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    51 Citations (SciVal)
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)111-118
    Number of pages8
    JournalScience and Medicine in Football
    Volume4
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished (VoR) - 2 Apr 2020

    Funding

    This research was co-funded by the University of Exeter, College of Life & Environmental Sciences, the Open Innovation Platform at the University of Exeter, and Exeter City Football Club Academy. Thanks to the players, parents, and staff at Exeter City Football Club Academy for their participation and support in this project. This research was co-funded by the University of Exeter, College of Life & Environmental Sciences, the Open Innovation Platform at the University of Exeter, and Exeter City Football Club Academy. Thanks to the players, parents, and staff at Exeter City Football Club Academy for their participation and support in this project.

    FundersFunder number
    City Football Club Academy
    College of Life & Environmental Sciences
    Exeter City Football Club Academy
    University of Exeter

      Keywords

      • Relative age effect
      • talent development
      • talent identification
      • underdog hypothesis
      • youth football academy
      • youth soccer

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