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In relation to the production of high-level athletes and sportsmen and -women, a source of development and recruitment. A prominent top-level club, for instance, might secure a contractual relationship with a lower-league club, sometimes in another country, at which young players will be developed and identified for the potential to transfer through to the higher levels. See also farm system.

Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

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