Verbal abuse of Cricket and Rugby Union umpires and referees

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Description

Tom Webb discusses a study that has urged cricket and rugby union to take immediate action to tackle football-style dissent towards umpires and referees after the biggest study into the problem found that more than half had been verbally abused

Period10 Jun 2019 → 30 Jul 2019

Media coverage

4

Media coverage

  • TitleFA to introduce sin bins across grass-roots game after successful trial
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Telegraph
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date30/07/19
    DescriptionArticle that mentioned research published by academics at the University of Portsmouth that found that there was an urgent requirement for the England and Wales Cricket Board and the Rugby Football Union to intervene and attempt to improve the operational landscape
    Producer/AuthorTom Morgan
    URLhttps://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2019/07/29/fa-introduce-sin-bins-acrossgrass-roots-game-successful-trial/
    PersonsThomas Webb
  • TitleFA to introduce sin bins across grass-roots game after successful trial
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletMSN Sport
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited States
    Date29/07/19
    DescriptionArticle that mentioned research published by academics at the University of Portsmouth that found that there was an urgent requirement for the England and Wales Cricket Board and the Rugby Football Union to intervene and attempt to improve the operational landscape
    Producer/AuthorTom Morgan
    URLhttps://www.msn.com/en-za/sport/football/fa-to-introduce-sin-bins-across-grass-roots-game-after-successful-trial/ar-AAF2j6l?srcref=rss
    PersonsThomas Webb
  • TitleAbuse of officials and referees in football, cricket and rugby
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outlettalkSport
    Media typeRadio
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date9/07/19
    DescriptionRadio clip that mentions research by Tom Webb into abuse of officials and referees in football, cricket and rugby
    Producer/AuthortalkSport
    URLtiny.cc/07ti9y
    PersonsThomas Webb
  • TitleRevealed: The full extent of abuse of officials in grassroots cricket and rugby
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe Telegraph
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date10/06/19
    DescriptionCricket and rugby union have been urged to take immediate action to tackle football-style dissent towards umpires and referees after the biggest study into the problem. Tom Webb found that more than half had been verbally abused.
    Producer/AuthorJeremy wilson
    URLhttps://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/2019/06/10/revealed-full-extent-abuse-officials-grassroots-cricket-rugby/
    PersonsThomas Webb

Media contributions

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Media contributions

  • TitleVerbal abuse of Cricket and Rugby Union umpires and referees
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletTalkSport
    Media typeRadio
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date11/06/19
    DescriptionRadio interview with Tom Webb following a study that has urged cricket and rugby union to take immediate action to tackle football-style dissent towards umpires and referees after the biggest study into the problem found that more than half had been verbally abused
    Producer/AuthorTalkSport
    URLtiny.cc/8u6d8y
    PersonsThomas Webb