Home field effect and team performance: Evidence from English Premiership football

Fiona Carmichael, Dennis Thomas

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Abstract

This article discusses the home-field effect in professional team sports and provides further evidence of home advantage in association football as played in the English Premier League. Utilizing play data it employs match-based production function to investigate the home-field effect on within-match performance by home and away teams.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)264-281
Number of pages18
JournalJournal of Sports Economics
Volume6
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2005

Keywords

  • production functions
  • association football
  • team sports
  • home-field effect
  • within-match performance

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