Author(s): Hasan ?AHAN, ├ľmer S├ťL├ťN
The aim of this research is to examine the levels of anger and anger and empathic tendencies of football referees who serve in the Istanbul Region in Turkish Professional Football Leagues. The sample of the research, During the 2011-2012 football season, 82 football clubs, including 2 women and 80 men registered in the Istanbul region, constitute the judges. As a data collection tool in research; Referee Personal Information Form created by the researcher, A state of continuous anger scale adapted to Turkish by A. Kadir Özer and The Empathy Tendency Scale developed by Üstün Dökmen was used. According to the results of the research; At which level the referees referee, By year variable, By educational level, According to refereeing careers, It was found that there was no meaningful relationship between Persistent Anger and Anger and Empathic Tendency Levels(p>0,05). In addition, different samples and different cultures are examined, It is thought that this issue will contribute to the literature of Turkish sports psychology by carrying out more extensive researches.