For our customers: Reuters examines the world of soccer academies throughout Europe
The world of soccer academies is perplexing, occasionally uplifting but alsodisconcerting, with widely differing approaches to recruitment, education and welfareand hugely contrasting levels of success across Europe’s major leagues.28 Mar 2013Reuters Agency
Reuters reporters have produced a series of in-depth multimedia stories,features and interviews to be issued over the next two days which examinethe differing approaches and trends among countries and clubs and addresssome of the issues and concerns around soccer academies.
This extensive package, which includes video, pictures, and graphics, will havecountry-by-country overviews of how the academy system works in the major leaguesof England, Italy, Germany, France, Spain and the Netherlands as well as in-depthinterviews with some of the leading figures involved in the development of youthfootball.The success or otherwise of the academy system and the challenge of addressingwelfare and education issues in an environment where there is such an overwhelmingpressure to succeed on the pitch are also addressed in a series of illuminating pieces.
On March 28 we shall move the following:
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On March 29 we shall move the following: