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Video Assistant Referee (VAR)

AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022: VAR Set To Make Debut In India From Quarterfinals

Jan 08, 2022 PTI

The Video Assistant Refereee can review four categories of decisions -- goal/no goal, penalty/no penalty, direct red card, and mistaken identity in awarding a red or yellow card.

Ronald Koeman On Real Madrid Penalty Controversy: If Someone Is Better Off Not Talking About Referees, It's Me!

May 10, 2021 Stats Perform

Real Madrid were on the wrong end of a big penalty call on Sunday, but Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman did not wish to discuss the incident

Solskjaer: The VAR Needs Coffee – They Must Have Been Asleep!

The officiating in Manchester United's draw with West Brom on Sunday left Ole Gunnar Solskjaer baffled by inconsistencies

EPL: 'VAR Ruining The Game' Jack Grealish Fumes After Aston Villa Denied Equaliser

Dec 01, 2020 Stats Perform

Denied a late equaliser against West Ham, Aston Villa star Jack Grealish blasted the VAR.

Brighton 1-1 Liverpool: VAR Rescues Seagulls As Jurgen Klopp's Reds Pay Penalty

Liverpool had to settled for a share of the spoils on the south coast as Pascal Gross scored a stoppage-time, VAR-assisted penalty

18 July, 2020

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Hits Back At Frank Lampard And Jose Mourinho Over VAR Comments

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer appeared to reference a famous Rafael Benitez news conference when responding to suggestions of good VAR fortune

10 July, 2020

More Tottenham VAR Misery: Jose Mourinho Fumes At 'You Know Who'

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"Everybody knows" that Tottenham should have had a penalty against Bournemouth, according to aggrieved head coach Jose Mourinho

08 July, 2020

Arseanl Boss Mikel Arteta Baffled By VAR Inconsistency After Jamie Vardy Escapes Punishment

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Leicester City's Jamie Vardy avoided a red card against Arsenal on Tuesday, but Eddie Nketiah was not so lucky, with Mikel Arteta left confused

07 July, 2020

Real Madrid Get More Penalties Because They Attack More - Atletico Boss Diego Simeone

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Barcelona have alleged Real Madrid get favourable refereeing decisions but Diego Simeone says they win penalties because they attack more

08 May, 2020

Coronavirus: VAR Could Be Suspended As FIFA Gets Approval For Change To Subs Rule

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Rule-makers IFAB backed FIFA's proposition to permit five substitutes, also allowing for VAR to be suspended by leagues when they resume

30 December, 2019

VAR: Where Next From 'Armpit' Offsides To Frothing Outrage?

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'Armpit' offsides and a lack of transparency are undermining VAR but proclaiming the death of football on a weekly basis will solve nothing


04 December, 2019

Arsene Wenger Backs VAR But Calls On Referees To Use Pitchside Monitors

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VAR can work in the English Premier League, according to Arsene Wenger, and the former Arsenal manager believes pitchside monitors should be used

14 November, 2019

English Premier League To Improve VAR Communication With Fans In Stadiums

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Amid criticism of VAR, the system was debated at an English Premier League meeting on Thursday, where changes regarding communication were revealed

11 November, 2019

Manchester City Boss Pep Guardiola 'Uncomfortable' Talking Referees After Liverpool Defeat

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola defended his approach in the 3-1 loss to Liverpool and would not be drawn on the match officials

09 November, 2019

EPL 2019-20, Gameweek 12 - Early Saturday Review Feat. Abraham And Son

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Tottenham were the benefactors of another harsh VAR call on Saturday, but Sheffield United fought back while Chelsea saw off Crystal Palace

03 November, 2019

EPL: Armpit Offside? Fans Slam 'Disgraceful' VAR Decision To Disallow Roberto Firmino Goal - WATCH

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VAR continues to spark controversy, a trend which was started since its introduction into English Premier League, with the latest being Roberto Firmino's disallowed goal during Aston Villa vs Liverpool match

29 October, 2019

VAR Ruining English Premier League Atmosphere, Says James Milner

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Despite benefiting from a VAR call earlier this month, Liverpool midfielder James Milner has questioned the technology in its current guise

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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