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Table 6 Relationships between observation items and types of information collected (Grehaigne et al. 1997)

From: Review of the tactical evaluation tools for youth players, assessing the tactics in team sports: football

Observation items Information collected
Received balls (RB) Involvement of the player in the team’s play
Conquered balls (CB) Defensive capacities of the player
Offensive balls (OB) Player’s capacity of making significant passes to his or her partners (offensive capacities)
Successful shots (SS) Player’s offensive capacities
Volume of play (PB) General involvement of the player in the game
Lost balls (LB) A small number reflects in good adaptation to the game