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Dr Thomas Webb

Senior Lecturer

  1. 2019
  2. Published

    Educating international football referees: the importance of uniformity

    Armenteros, M. & Dr Thomas Webb, 25 Nov 2019, The Use of Video Technologies in Refereeing Football and Other Sports. Armenteros, M., Benitez, A. J. & Betancor, M. Á. (eds.). 1st ed. New York: Routledge, 27 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  3. Published

    Goal! Or is it? How technology – and not just VAR – is changing sport

    Dr Thomas Webb, 19 Aug 2019, The Conversation.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  4. Published

    An examination of match official’s perceptions of support and abuse in rugby union and cricket in England

    Dr Thomas Webb, Dr Mike Rayner & Professor Richard Thelwell, 30 Jun 2019, In : Managing Sport and Leisure. 24, 1-3

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    Prepare for peak performance: Elite level preparation for any level

    Dr Thomas Webb, 22 May 2019, RefLIVE.

    Research output: Other contribution

  6. Early online

    An exploration of young professional football players' perceptions of the talent development process in England

    Dr Thomas Webb, Dr Matt Dicks, Dr Daniel J. Brown & O'Gorman, J., 3 May 2019, In : Sport Management Review.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Early online

    An analysis of soccer referee experiences in France and the Netherlands: abuse, conflict, and level of support

    Dr Thomas Webb, Dr Matt Dicks, Professor Richard Thelwell, van der Kamp, J. & Rix-Lievre, G., 5 Apr 2019, In : Sport Management Review.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Early online

    Are professional footballers becoming lighter and more ectomorphic? Implications for talent identification and development

    Nevill, A., Okojie, I., Smith, J., O'Donoghue, P. & Dr Thomas Webb, 21 Mar 2019, In : International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Published

    Understanding referee experience and abuse

    Dr Thomas Webb, 4 Jan 2019, UEFA Direct, 182, p. 34-35 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  10. 2018
  11. Published

    Managing match officials: The influence of business and the impact of finance in an era of Premier League dominance

    Dr Thomas Webb, 28 Nov 2018, Routledge Handbook of Football Business and Management. Chadwick, S., Parnell, D., Widdop, P. & Anagnostopoulos, C. (eds.). 1 ed. Oxon: Taylor & Francis, (Routledge International Handbooks).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  12. Published

    An explorative investigation of referee abuse in English rugby league

    Dr Thomas Webb, Dr Mike Rayner & Professor Richard Thelwell, 30 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Applied Sport Management. 10, 2

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. 2017
  14. Published

    Book review: Spanish Football and Social Change: Sociological Investigations

    Dr Thomas Webb, 7 Sep 2017, In : The International Journal of the History of Sport. 34, 3-4, p. 295-296 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  15. Early online

    The distribution of power through a media campaign: the Respect Program, referees and abuse in association football

    Dr Thomas Webb, Cleland, J. & O'Gorman, J., 26 Jul 2017, In : Journal of Global Sport Management. 2, 3, p. 162-181 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Published

    Abuse towards referees – we need a cultural change

    Dr Thomas Webb, 1 Jun 2017

    Research output: Other contribution

  17. Published

    Elite soccer referees: Officiating in the Premier League, La Liga and Serie A

    Dr Thomas Webb, 22 Apr 2017, Taylor & Francis. 264 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportMonograph

  18. Early online

    Respect? An investigation into the experience of referees in Association Football

    Cleland, J., O'Gorman, J. & Dr Thomas Webb, 8 Mar 2017, In : International Review for the Sociology of Sport.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Published

    Elite refereeing structures in England: a perfect model or a challenging invention?

    Dr Thomas Webb, Feb 2017, In : Soccer & Society. 18, 1, p. 47-62

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. 2016
  21. Early online

    The impact of referee training: reflections on the reduction of home advantage in Association Football

    Dr Thomas Webb, Dr Matt Dicks, Professor Richard Thelwell & Nevill, A., 26 Dec 2016, In : Soccer & Society. 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Published

    Mark Halsey incident suggests football referee system in England needs reforming

    Dr Thomas Webb, 7 Sep 2016, The Conversation.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  23. Published
  24. Published

    'Knight of the Whistle': W. P. Harper and the impact of the media on an Association Football referee

    Dr Thomas Webb, Mar 2016, In : The International Journal of the History of Sport. 33, 3, p. 306-324

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Published

    Sportsmanship from a referee's perspective: a case study of four sports

    Dr Thomas Webb & Dr Mike Rayner, 29 Feb 2016, Sportsmanship: multidisciplinary perspectives. Delaney, T. (ed.). McFarland, p. 162-172

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  26. Early online

    Referees and the media: a difficult relationship but an unavoidable necessity

    Dr Thomas Webb, 28 Jan 2016, In : Soccer & Society.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Published

    The occurrence of referee abuse in Rugby Union: evidence and measures through an online survey

    Dr Mike Rayner, Dr Thomas Webb & Webb, H., 1 Jan 2016, In : International Journal of Sport Management, Recreation and Tourism. 21, d, p. 66-81

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. 2015
  29. Published

    Benchmarking report on referee structures and training in England in comparison with Spain and Italy

    Dr Thomas Webb, 2015, Professional Game Match Officials LTD.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  30. Published

    “He’s taken a Dive”: cultural comparisons of elite referee responses to reduced player behaviour in Association Football

    Dr Thomas Webb & Professor Richard Thelwell, 2015, In : Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal. 5, 3, p. 242-258

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. 2014
  32. Published

    Howard Webb’s new job is to train a generation of super-refs

    Dr Thomas Webb, 8 Aug 2014, The Conversation.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  33. Published

    Cut referees some slack, most have done a good job

    Dr Thomas Webb, 11 Jul 2014, The Conversation.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  34. Published

    The tricky business of cross-cultural refereeing

    Dr Thomas Webb, 23 Jun 2014, The Conversation.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  35. Published

    The emergence of training and assessment for referees in Association Football: moving from the side-lines

    Dr Thomas Webb, 2014, In : The International Journal of the History of Sport. 31, 9, p. 1081-1097

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  36. 2013
  37. Published

    Improved training of football referees and the decline in home advantage post WW2

    Nevill, A., Dr Thomas Webb & Watts, A., Mar 2013, In : Psychology of Sport and Exercise. 14, 2, p. 220-227 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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