Fergie Time and the allocation of additional time: evidence from the English Premier League 2009 to 2013

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dc.contributor.author Butler, Robert
dc.contributor.author Butler, David
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-29T11:22:31Z
dc.date.available 2018-08-29T11:22:31Z
dc.date.issued 2017-08
dc.identifier.citation Butler, R. and Butler, D. (2017) 'Fergie Time and the Allocation of Additional Time: Evidence from the English Premier League 2009 to 2013', International Journal of Sport Finance, 12(3), pp. 185-203. en
dc.identifier.volume 12 en
dc.identifier.issued 3 en
dc.identifier.startpage 185 en
dc.identifier.endpage 203 en
dc.identifier.issn 1558-6235
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/6653
dc.description.abstract This paper examines the impartiality of referee decision making when applying Law 7 of FIFA's Laws of the Game. We investigate decision making relating to the allocation of additional time for 1,515 English Premier League matches from 2009 to 2013. The research finds no evidence of home favoritism and limited evidence of a bias towards "big" clubs, a phenomenon commonly known as Fergie Time. However, an examination of close matches finds Fergie Time is not present, suggesting its ability to alter tight matches is negligible. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Fitness Information Technology, FIT Publishing en
dc.relation.uri http://fitpublishing.com/articles/fergie-time-and-allocation-additional-time-evidence-english-premier-league-2009-2013
dc.rights © 2017 West Virginia University en
dc.subject Additional time en
dc.subject Favoritism en
dc.subject Referee decision making en
dc.subject Sports officials en
dc.subject Decision making en
dc.subject Favoritism (Personnel management) en
dc.subject Time management en
dc.subject F.A. Premier League en
dc.title Fergie Time and the allocation of additional time: evidence from the English Premier League 2009 to 2013 en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Robert Butler, Economics, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: r.butler@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2018-08-29T11:17:57Z
dc.description.version Published Version en
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle International Journal of Sport Finance en
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dc.internal.IRISemailaddress r.butler@ucc.ie en

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