Video assistant referee
In association football, match official that reviews decisions made by the head referee with the use of video footage
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The video assistant referee (VAR) is a match official in association football who reviews decisions made by the head referee.
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Thomas Frank: Brentford boss wants VAR in Championship after play-off lossBrentford head coach Thomas Frank calls on video assistant referees to be used in the Championship after his side had a player sent off at Swansea.
Referees' boss Riley to present VAR review at Premier League meetingReferees' boss Mike Riley will present his season's review of the video assistant referee system on Friday at a Premier League shareholders' meeting.
VAR: Premier League confirms wrong penalty decisions in all Thursday gamesIncorrect penalty decisions were made by the video assistant referee in all three of Thursday's games, the Premier League tells BBC Match of the Day.
Premier League admits VAR errors in all three Thursday matchesIncorrect penalty decisions were made by the video assistant referee in all three of Thursday's games, the Premier League tells BBC Match of the Day.
Bournemouth 0-0 Tottenham Hotspur: Callum Wilson has a late effort ruled out by VARCallum Wilson's late effort is ruled out by VAR as Bournemouth draw with Tottenham to stay three points from safety.
Bournemouth denied by late VAR decision in draw with SpursCallum Wilson's late effort is ruled out by VAR as Bournemouth draw with Tottenham to stay three points from safety.
'I do not understand the rules' - Arteta confused by VAR monitor useArsenal boss Mikel Arteta says he does not understand the use of pitch-side monitors after the decision to send off Eddie Nketiah.
Frank Lampard: Chelsea boss wants 'big reflection' on VARChelsea boss Frank Lampard says there needs to be a "collective sit-down" at the end of the season to improve the video assistant referee system.
'Football going in wrong direction' - Mourinho warning after VAR controversyTottenham boss Jose Mourinho fears football is going in the wrong direction after his side had a goal controversially ruled out by VAR in the 3-1 defeat at Sheffield United.
Manchester United falter at Everton amid VAR controversyManchester United had the opportunity to close the gap between themselves and fourth-placed Chelsea to just one point when they took on Everton at Goodison Park. However, as has happened on numerous..
VAR in Premier League: Referee 'made the wrong call' on Lo CelsoThe VAR "made the wrong call" in failing to send off Tottenham's Giovani lo Celso against Chelsea, says a member of the body that oversees officials.
VAR: Frank Lampard questions the technology after more controversy in the Premier LeagueVAR caused controversy in the Premier League on Saturday, with Chelsea boss Frank Lampard saying there is 'another huge question mark' over the technology.
Big win for Chelsea as VAR calls take centre stage againChelsea manager Frank Lampard made all the right decisions to mastermind another win over Jose Mourinho and strike a significant blow in the bunched race for Champions League qualification. It was a..
Two goals disallowed, one penalty conceded - Bournemouth's VAR misery in defeat at BurnleyBournemouth have two goals disallowed by the video assistant referee as Burnley climb into the top half of the Premier League with victory in an entertaining game at Turf Moor.
VAR decisions 'soul destroying' for fans - Chelsea boss LampardThe video assistant referee (VAR) "didn't get it right" in Chelsea's loss against Manchester United and it was "soul destroying" for the fans, says Blues boss Frank Lampard.
Man Utd win at Chelsea in game full of VAR controversyManchester United are up to seventh in the Premier League after beating Chelsea in another game in which the video assistant referee played a key role.
VAR in danger of turning players into robots - NunoWolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo says players and supporters are in "danger of becoming robots" after Willy Boly's first-half goal was disallowed by VAR.
Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-0 Leicester City: VAR denies hosts chance to close on top fourWolves miss out on the chance to close the gap on the Premier League's top four as they are held to a goalless draw by 10-man Leicester City amid more VAR controversy.
Juventus open door for Inter after shock defeat at VeronaSerie A leaders Juventus suffered a shock 2-1 defeat at Verona as the battle for the scudetto took another twist. Douglas Costa saw an early effort rattle the crossbar before the hosts – unbeaten in..
Premier League has to try and make VAR better, says chief executive Richard MastersThe Premier League has to "try and make VAR better", says new chief executive Richard Masters.
Mourinho critical of VAR despite win over Man CityTottenham boss Jose Mourinho criticises the video assistant referee despite his side beating 10-man Manchester City 2-0 on Sunday.
VAR: Premier League referees set to use pitchside monitorsPremier League referees are told to start using pitchside monitors for red card decisions where it is felt they should have the final say.
VAR is not wanted in Premier League - West Ham's Declan RiceWest Ham midfielder Declan Rice says players do not want VAR in the Premier League, after his side were denied an equaliser at Sheffield United.
Manchester United boss Casey Stoney does not want VAR in WSLManchester United boss Casey Stoney says the Women's Super League "can spend our money on far better things than video assistant referees".
Why VAR denied Man City forward Riyad Mahrez a penalty vs EvertonManchester City beat Everton 2-1 but the events surrounding the review of a possible penalty left fans scratching their heads ......
Premier League: Manchester City down EvertonMANCHESTER: Two goals from Gabriel Jesus helped a nervy Manchester City earn a 2-1 victory over Everton at the Etihad Stadium last night, as new manager Carlo Ancelotti suffered his first Premier..
Mourinho hits out at 'idiot' coach, VAR and ballboysJeremy Wilson January 2 2020 2:30 AM 0 Comments Mourinho hits out at 'idiot' coach, VAR and ballboys Independent.ie Jose Mourinho described Andrew Sparkes, Southampton's goalkeeping coach, as an..
Burnley 1-2 Aston Villa: Villa move out of relegation zoneAston Villa move out of the relegation zone with win at Burnley despite having a goal ruled out for offside by VAR.
VAR 'should not be too forensic' - football law-makers set to issue guidanceFootball's rule-making body says the video assistant referee should not be "too forensic" over offsides - and should only be used to reverse "clear and obvious" errors.
Liverpool 1-0 Wolves: Sadio Mane scores winner to send Reds 13 points clearLiverpool take another step towards the Premier League title with a hard-fought win over Wolves in yet another match embroiled in VAR controversy.
Liverpool edge past Wolves to restore 13-point lead at topLiverpool take another step towards the Premier League title with a hard-fought win over Wolves at Anfield in yet another match embroiled in VAR controversy.
Harry Kane rescues point for Spurs at Norwich after Aurier’s farcical own goalThis match was all over the place. There were moments of quality, some absolute howlers and the sort of VAR controversy that everyone would happily consign to the bin. In the end a draw was frustrating..
'Football is sucking the life out of me' - Sheff Utd boss Wilder frustrated by VAR controversySheffield United boss Chris Wilder says football "is sucking the life" out him after VAR played a significant role in his side's 2-0 home defeat by Newcastle.
Chris Wilder: Sheff Utd boss says football is 'sucking life' out of him after VAR goalSheffield United boss Chris Wilder says football "is sucking the life" out him after VAR played a significant role in his side's 2-0 home defeat by Newcastle.
VAR awards Leicester last-gasp winner to break Everton heartsLeicester City 2 Everton 1 They think it’s all over – but it’s not yet. Leicester struck a stoppage-time winning goal to keep the Premier League title race alive, Kelechi Iheanacho’s goal..
Premier League: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp tells UEFA seminar that VAR decisions must improveLausanne: The day after Liverpool beat Manchester City in a crunch match where VAR decisions were hotly disputed, the Premier League leader's coach Jurgen Klopp and other top football figures have..
'I'm really pleased, honestly' - VAR chief marks system as 'seven out of 10'The use of video assistant referees in Premier League games is given a mark of seven out of 10 by the man in charge, despite strong criticism.
Guardiola calls on refs’ chief to explain handball decisionsPep Guardiola said the referees’ chief Mike Riley should explain the latest controversy involving VAR as his Manchester City team fell nine points behind Liverpool in the title race with a 3-1 defeat..
VAR denies Sheff Utd in draw at TottenhamGeorge Baldock cancels out Son Heung-min's opener as Sheffield United stretch their unbeaten run to five games with a deserved draw at Tottenham.
Chelsea and Ajax's 4-4 draw was a European classic that defied logicSome players collapsed to the turf in exhaustion at the final whistle. Others stood with their hands on their hips, dazed and confused by what they had experienced. In the stands, the fans were..
'I don't think I've seen a game like it - with this spirit we can go places' - Lampard on 4-4 drawEight goals, two red cards, two penalties, two own goals, another VAR intervention and a point each - the Champions League delivers again.
Chelsea 4-4 Ajax: Frank Lampard says Champions League game 'right up there'Eight goals, two red cards, two penalties, two own goals, another VAR intervention and a point each - the Champions League delivers again.
VAR: Referees are in sheer panic at video decisions, says Chris SuttonPremier League referees are in "sheer panic" at how the video assistant referee system is being used, says Chris Sutton.
Real Madrid miss out on top spot after being held by rock solid BetisThere were no goals in the La Liga clash between Real Madrid and Real Betis at the Santiago Bernabeu. The hosts dominated the encounter and saw an early goal disallowed by the VAR as well as Betis..
Frank Lampard: Chelsea manager claims 'we're in really dangerous place' with VARChelsea manager Frank Lampard warns that the current use of VAR could be "dangerous" for the Premier League.
VAR is not being used correctly - Alan ShearerMatch of the Day's Alan Shearer and Phil Neville discuss VAR and why referees have not being using pitch-side monitors this season.
Hawk-Eye apologises for VAR confusion at Tottenham-Watford gameThe company which provides the Premier League's Video Assistant Referee technology has apologised to Tottenham and Watford fans after confusion during Saturday's game.
Pochettino says VAR verdict gave Leicester City hopeA goal disallowed by VAR inspired Leicester City to a victorious fightback, according to Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino. Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino claimed the goal his side had..
James Maddison fires Leicester City to victory over Tottenham Hotspur amid VAR dramaJames Maddison scored a brilliant winner to help Leicester City come from behind and beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in the Premier League on Saturday in a match dominated by VAR drama. Advertising The..
VAR incorrectly fails to overturn four decisions in Premier League this seasonPremier League clubs are told VAR failed to overturn four decisions it should have done in the first four rounds of matches this season.