Research into the abuse received by match officials

Press/Media: Research cited

Description

Coverage of Thomas Webb's research into the abuse received by match officials

Period13 Feb 2021 → 24 Jan 2022

Media coverage

2

Media coverage

  • Title'We're off!': Referees leave the game in droves because of horrific abuse
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletDaily Mail
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date24/01/22
    DescriptionUnrelenting abuse of referees is having a devastating impact on officials, including teenage refs, who are leaving the game in droves.

    Such is the scale of the exodus at the grassroots level that there are now real fears elite football will be impacted by a shortage of referees, or a drop in quality, as the pool to choose from is drastically reduced.
    Producer/AuthorCharlie Walker
    URLhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/sportsnews/article-10313877/Referees-leave-football-droves-horrific-abuse-10-000-gone-five-years.html
    PersonsThomas Webb
  • TitleIs umpire abuse and player behaviour getting worse?
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletWisden Cricket Monthly
    Media typePrint
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date29/06/21
    DescriptionTom Webb is quoted on his research into treatment of match officials across a range of sports
    Producer/AuthorScott Oliver
    PersonsThomas Webb

Media contributions

3

Media contributions

  • TitleBBC Radio 5 Live
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletBBC Radio 5 Live
    Media typeRadio
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date19/12/21
    DescriptionTom Webb will lead a panel aimed at tackling abuse towards sporting officials, looking into how to support them and their mental health
    URLhttps://tinyurl.com/dxwzxsf6
    PersonsThomas Webb
  • TitleBBC Radio interview
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletBBC Radio London
    Media typeRadio
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date20/02/21
    DescriptionThomas Webb talks on his research into the abuse received by match officials
    URLtiny.cc/karqtz
    PersonsThomas Webb
  • TitleTalk Sport
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outlettalkSPORT
    Media typeRadio
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date13/02/21
    DescriptionThomas Webb talks on his research into the abuse received by match officials
    URLtiny.cc/4bgvtz
    PersonsThomas Webb