Football Club Environments And Their Impact On Participation, Performance And Personal Development (Age 6-12)

This research was funded by the UEFA Academy programme and aimed to investigate how the football club environments (in terms of their organisational capacity, assets and philosophies) contribute to ‘scaffolding’ the learning environment for children and subsequently impact the ability of those clubs to promote the positive outcomes of youth football (namely life-long participation, personal development and enhanced performance; the 3 Ps).