Comparing Tactical Behaviours of Youth Soccer Teams Through the Test “GK3-3GK”~!2009-07-05~!2009-12-05~!2010-04-29~!

  • Costa I
  • Garganta J
  • Greco P
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This study aimed to compare the tactical behaviours performed by youth soccer players from four different age groups, using the "GK3-3GK test". For such a purpose, 52 players (16 Under-11s, 12 Under-13s, 12 Under-15s and 12 Under-19s) from four Portuguese teams have been analyzed. These players performed 2853 tactical actions. It was carried out descriptive analysis, Kolmogorov-Smirnov, Chi-square and Kappa de Cohen. The results point up significant statistical differences between the youth teams for tactical actions performed according to game principles and place of action (p

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  • I. Costa

  • J. Garganta

  • P. Greco

  • I. Mesquita

  • E. Muller

  • B. Silva

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