The Dynamics of Quadropoly: League Position in English Football between 1888 and 2010

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Penn, Roger; Berridge, Damon;
(2016)
  • Journal: volume 33,pages325-340issn: 0952-3367
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1080/09523367.2016.1175439
  • Subject: competitive balance, English football (soccer), statistical measures of concentration, the ‘longue durée’, conjunctural

The paper explores competitive balance in top tier English league football from its inception in 1888. It examines the extent to which finishing in the top four positions in successive seasons is the preserve of a small number of clubs. Using a range of statistical meas... View more
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