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Premier League set to introduce major VAR change which will help attackers beat the offside trap
The Premier League is set to announce a major change that will revolutionise the way that VAR is used in English football,...
Keith Hackett column: VAR has been a disaster from the day that the Premier League introduced it
I’m often asked my opinion on the subject of Video Assistant Referee (VAR). Well, it’s been a disaster from the day that...
Video: Liverpool on the wrong side of VAR as equalising Firmino goal is disallowed for contentious elbow VAR offside decision against Aston Villa
During stoppage-time of the first-half of action between Liverpool and Aston Villa in this afternoon’s Premier League tie, the Reds thought they...
Mark Halsey column: Don’t blame Harry Kane or Mo Salah if they go down under the slightest contact, the system needs to change
Player simulation is happening every single week in the Premier League now. You can watch any game in the English top-flight, as...
‘Never been a referee’ – VAR scandal laid bare as decisions being overruled by ‘analysts’
Although it’s been part of football for almost two seasons now, VAR remains a piece of technology that is divisive. That’s more...
Video: Fulham’s Scott Parker believes this element of the game has taken the joy out of football
Fulham manager, Scott Parker, has every right to feel aggrieved ahead of the weekend’s fixtures. His side were denied an equaliser against...
Image: VAR farce at the Etihad – Manchester City robbed of goal by extraordinarily pedantic offside call
The VAR offside margins are getting more and more pedantic as the weeks pass. Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte was robbed of...
‘VAR has become an obsession’ – England’s top referee says he won’t be swayed by the technology
It’s not often that referees are allowed to open up to any great extent, so in many ways, it’s a relief to...
‘Stop using the lines in VAR reviews’ – Keith Hackett sends a strong new year’s message to PGMOL
As we come to the end of the year, VAR remains in the headlines with a mistake seeming to happen as a...
Poll shows that 44% of football supporters believe that VAR has made the game worse
After almost 18 months use, VAR still isn’t flavour of the month with those who play the game or those that watch...
VAR will look very different in the Premier League from 2020/21
After a season of VAR in the Premier League, it’s fair to say that it hasn’t been an overwhelming success. Questions pertaining...