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Don’t Fix It! Players Questionnaire: Results and Analysis

Andrew Harvey Orcid Logo, Haim Levy

Swansea University Author: Andrew Harvey Orcid Logo

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On January 1st 2013, FIFPro, Birkbeck, University of London,UEFA and the European Union launched the Don’t Fix It project– an action that will help prevent match-fixing in football throughresearch-led education programmes, sharing of good practicesand targeted campaigns against match-fixing in eight...

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Published: 2014
Online Access: https://www.fifpro.org/attachments/article/5362/Don't%20Fix%20It%20-%20Players%20Questionnaire%20Results%20and%20Analysis.pdf
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa35464
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Abstract: On January 1st 2013, FIFPro, Birkbeck, University of London,UEFA and the European Union launched the Don’t Fix It project– an action that will help prevent match-fixing in football throughresearch-led education programmes, sharing of good practicesand targeted campaigns against match-fixing in eight countries.To better understand the issues that lead to match-fixing, andto help develop future player education programmes, reportingmechanisms and awareness campaigns, qualitative research wasundertaken by Birkbeck, University of London in collaborationwith nine members of FIFPro. In the autumn of 2013, the FIFProaffiliates surveyed nearly 2,000 players in eight countries as partof this study.This research is the first large scale attempt to ascertain the viewsof current players in regards to the phenomenon of match-fixing.The results of the research have laid the foundation for thedevelopment of the good practice guide, Protect our Game:A Good Practice Guide for Professional Football Players’Associations to tackle match-fixing in football.
College: Faculty of Science and Engineering