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CentrePiece article
Football Matches: the Effects on Crime
Olivier Marie
October 2011
Paper No' CEPCP348:
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CentrePiece 16 (2) Autumn 2011

JEL Classification: K10;K42

Tags: football; police; crime

The heavy police presence at football matches in England has reduced hooliganism in the stadium - but at what cost in terms of both policying budgets and under-protected places elsewhere in the neighbourhood? Olivier Marie examines the multiple effects of football matches on crime.