Football and Domestic Abuse: A Literature Review

Published: November 2014

Tackling domestic abuse is a key priority for the Scottish Government and its partners. There is evidence of a correlation between the occurrence of certain football matches in Scotland and increased reports of domestic abuse. There is, however, limited evidence that explains this link. This literature review was commissioned by the Scottish Government to examine existing evidence about the relationship between domestic abuse and football.

Authors / Editors

Professor Nancy Lombard

Glasgow Caledonian University

Dr Annie Crowley

University of Glasgow

Dr Oona Brooks-Hay

University of Glasgow

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