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Super League International Conference Athens 23/24 January 2013

YEARS LONG, HIGH QUALITY OF THE PLAYERS.

HAVE COME TO LIFE OUT OF ITS SQUAD:

SPORTING PORTUGAL IS THE ONLY CLUB IN THE WORLD THAT HAS DEVELOPED AND TRAINED TWO FIFA WORLD PLAYERS OF THE YEAR
Luis Figo 2000 Started in Sporting at age of 13 years old Cristiano Ronaldo 2008 Started in Sporting at age of 12 years old

2008: UEFA CLASSIFIED ACADEMIA SPORTING ON THE FOOTBALL ACADEMIES TOP 3, ALONGSIDE WITH BARCELONA AND LYON

MORE FACTS & FIGURES ABOUT ACADEMIA SPORTING:


More than 350 players, from U9 to U19, currently playing on our youth teams An average of 7 players on each of the portuguese national teams, from U16 to U19 (e.g. 10 of the 18 players from the U17 National Team that played the European Championship 2010 were Sporting players) Since 2002 (Academia Sporting inauguration), 30 players from our youth teams integrated Sporting professional team Since 2002, Academia Sporting developed more than 100 players currently playing professional football in Portugal and around Europe (75 of which are currently playing in the Portuguese First and Second Divisions) Since 2002 Sporting obtained additional gains of more than 100M with the transfers of players developed in Academia Sporting (+/- 5M resulting from FIFA Solidarity Mechanism)

PORTUGUESE NATIONAL TEAM

10 PLAYERS DEVELOPED IN SPORTING ACADEMY


+ 4 COACHES (National Head Coach & Staff)

OUR VISION
To be recognized as a World Leader in Youth Football.

OUR MISSION
To produce football players for the highest competitive level, able to integrate Sporting professional team, promoting a solid education based on sportive, personal and social values.

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT AS A PRODUCTION PROCESS

Player Recruitment

Player Development

Player Management

Raw Material The best raw material for the best end product (according with the defined player profile)

Transformation Process Winning is desirable, but not the most important goal in the player development process

Distribution Integrate players in the 1st team/ Loan players/ Dropout players

SELECTION MODEL
U7, U8, U9 Potential Performance Factors
Individual Technique Relation with the ball Tactical Sense Intelligence Physical Capabilities Speed Competitiveness Passion for the game Morphology less important

U10, U11, U12

U13, U14

U15, U16

U17, U18

U19, U20, U21 Performance Game Moments


Attack Defense Attacking Transition Defensive Transition

Position

more important

Maturational Evaluation Decisive Factor of Evaluation


3/4 good or 2 excellent parameters Comparison with our own Players Probability of progression for 1st team

At early ages, a player must be evaluated more for its potencial, than for its present performance

LTPD LAYERS

Player Profile

Game Model

Training/ Teaching Model

General Player Profile

Physically Strong

Technically Effective

Tactically Evolved

Strong Mental Structure

Game Model
General Characteristics Great competitive attitude Maximum Concentration (Focus)

Capability to change game intensity


Force the opponent to commit mistakes Strong team spirit Team movement in block

GAME SYSTEM 1:4:3:3

8 7

10 7

10 11

11

TRAINING/ TEACHING MODEL

Sporting Development
Player

Academical Development

Psychological Development

Family

SPORTING DEVELOPMENT BREAKDOWN


Player Profile Game Model

Multiannual Planning

Goals & Contents

Technical-Tactic Individual Actions

Technical-Tactic Collective Actions

Game Principles

Game Methods

Collective Organization

DEVELOPMENT STAGES
U 21

SPECIALIZATION U 19
Especialize

Performance

PRE- SPECIALIZATION
Develop Strengthen

Consolidate

INICIATION
Enjoy Love

Learn

PREPONDERANCE OF CONTENTS IN EACH DEVELOPMENT STAGE

LTPD STRUCTURE/ CONTENTS


PLAYER PROFILE High Level Player Profile General Characteristics Specific Characteristics Selection Model GAME MODEL Game Principles Game System Methods of Offensive and Defensive Game Transitions Defense-Attack / Attack-Defense Tactical Schemes TRAINING/ TEACHING MODEL Multiannual Planning Annual Planning Month Planning Training Sessions / Unit Collective and Individual T-T Action Goalkeeper Physical Development Psychological Development Social Development Coach Profile

RECRUIT AND DEVELOP THE BEST, ALL AROUND THE GLOBE


Top International
(Man Utd, Real Madrid)

Secondary Markets

Main Team

B Team

U19/18

U 15/14/13

Our stategy is based upon having a wide range of recruitment, both in terms of quantity and quality, which will allow us to have higher probabilities of developing players capable of integrating the main team and play for the greatest european clubs.

FOLLOWING THE PATH OF EXCELLENCE, ACADEMIA SPORTING


HAS BEEN AWARDED WITH THE CERTIFICATION SYSTEM FOR QUALITY MANAGEMENT ISO9001 AND ALSO RECEIVED THE RECOGNITION OF THE FIRST LEVEL OF EXCELLENCE FROM THE

EUROPEAN FOUNDATION FOR QUALITY MANAGEMENT.