Dr Tom Webb
Dr Tom Webb
Senior Lecturer, Sport Management
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Improved training of football referees and the decline in home advantage post-WW2
A Nevill, T Webb, A Watts
Psychology of Sport and Exercise 14 (2), 220-227, 2013
Elite soccer referees: officiating in the premier league, La Liga and serie A
T Webb
Routledge, 2017
The future of officiating: Analysing the impact of COVID-19 on referees in world football
T Webb
Soccer & Society 22 (1-2), 12-18, 2021
Respect? An investigation into the experience of referees in association football
J Cleland, J O’Gorman, T Webb
International Review for the Sociology of Sport 53 (8), 960-974, 2018
An analysis of soccer referee experiences in France and the Netherlands: Abuse, conflict, and level of support
T Webb, M Dicks, R Thelwell, J van der Kamp, G Rix-Lievre
Sport Management Review 23 (1), 52-65, 2020
Leading elite association football referees: challenges in the cross-cultural organization of a geographically dispersed group
T Webb, CRD Wagstaff, M Rayner, R Thelwell
Managing Sport and Leisure 21 (3), 105-123, 2016
The emergence of training and assessment for referees in association football: Moving from the side-lines
T Webb
The International Journal of the History of Sport 31 (9), 1081-1097, 2014
Referees and the media: A difficult relationship but an unavoidable necessity
T Webb
Soccer & Society 19 (2), 205-221, 2018
The distribution of power through a media campaign: The respect program, referees, and abuse in association football
T Webb, J Cleland, J O'Gorman
Journal of Global Sport Management 2 (3), 162-181, 2017
“He’s taken a dive”: Cultural comparisons of elite referee responses to reduced player behaviour in association football
T Webb, R Thelwell
Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal, 2015
Elite refereeing structures in England: a perfect model or a challenging invention?
T Webb
Soccer & society 18 (1), 47-62, 2017
The impact of referee training: reflections on the reduction of home advantage in association football
T Webb, M Dicks, R Thelwell, A Nevill
Soccer & Society 19 (7), 1024-1037, 2018
The occurrence of referee abuse in Rugby Union: Evidence and measures through an online survey
M Rayner, T Webb, H Webb
International Journal of Sport Management, Recreation and Tourism 21 (d), 66-81, 2016
‘Knight of the Whistle’: WP Harper and the Impact of the Media on an Association Football Referee
T Webb
The International Journal of the History of Sport 33 (3), 306-324, 2016
An exploration of young professional football players’ perceptions of the talent development process in England
T Webb, M Dicks, DJ Brown, J O’Gorman
Sport Management Review 23 (3), 536-547, 2020
An examination of match official’s perceptions of support and abuse in rugby union and cricket in England
T Webb, M Rayner, R Thelwell
Managing Sport and Leisure 24 (1-3), 155-172, 2019
An explorative investigation of referee abuse in English Rugby League
T Webb, M Rayner, R Thelwell
Journal of Applied Sport Management 10 (2), 6, 2018
Referees, match officials and abuse: Research and implications for policy
T Webb, M Rayner, J Cleland, J O’Gorman
Routledge, 2020
Sports match official research: An evolving narrative, positioning future research
T Webb
Managing Sport and Leisure 27 (3), 199-206, 2022
Implications and opportunities for sport management education in the COVID-19 era
M Rayner, T Webb
Sport Management Education Journal 15 (1), 49-53, 2021
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