The effect of disciplinary background and sporting history of Premier League football players on sport legal awareness


  • Mahdi Azimi Kerman Azad University, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Mona Torkaman Qeshm Branch, Research Sciences University, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Seyed Amir Reza Hosseinipour Rafsanjani Kish International University, Iran, Islamic Republic of


Premier League players, Sports rights, Legal awareness, Disciplinary background, Game history


The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between disciplinary background and sporting history of Premier League football players on their awareness of sports rights. In this study, descriptive-analytical method and Spearman correlation coefficient were used. Questionnaires about variables were used to identify the sample group and the main questions about players' legal awareness were used for data collection. The results showed that Pearson correlation coefficient was 0.107, Spearman correlation coefficient was 0.204 and Kendall correlation coefficient was 0.139 and significant was 0.88. There is no relationship between awareness of sports law and the history of sports in the Premier League. Based on the results of correlation coefficient and investigation of the relationship of players' disciplinary background with sport rights awareness the test statistic value is -1.73 and p-value is 0.84, so the null hypothesis is not rejected at 0.05 level and therefore between sport rights awareness and No disciplinary record found.


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Azimi, M., Torkaman, M., & Rafsanjani, S. A. R. H. (2019). The effect of disciplinary background and sporting history of Premier League football players on sport legal awareness. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 14(5proc), S2084-S2090. Retrieved from