Factors associated with home advantage in English and Scottish soccer matches.

@article{Nevill1996FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with home advantage in English and Scottish soccer matches.},
  author={Alan M Nevill and Susan M Newell and Shawna Gale},
  journal={Journal of sports sciences},
  year={1996},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={181-6}
}
Using the results from the end-of-season (1992-93) league tables, overall home advantage was confirmed in the eight major divisions of the English and Scottish football leagues. The degree of home advantage was found to vary significantly across the divisions. Furthermore, these divisional differences in home advantage were found to be significantly associated with the mean attendance of each division. In an attempt to understand these findings, every occurrence of two influential events… CONTINUE READING