Pochettino calls for VAR delay
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has urged Premier League chiefs to delay the introduction of the controversial VAR system.
UEFA to use VAR from Champions League knockout rounds this season
Video Assistant Referees will be used in the Champions League from the knockout stages of this season's competition and in the Nations League finals in June, UEFA confirmed on Monday.
Champions League needs VAR, says Guardiola as City gain from comical penalty
Manchester City needed no help to swat aside Shakhtar Donetsk 6-0 to move to the brink of the Champions League last 16, but got a boost with a farcical penalty award that led to even manager Pep Guardiola to call for the introduction of VAR.
VAR to be used in CAF Champions League final for first time
Video assistant referees (VAR) will be used in the CAF Champions League final for the first time Friday when Al Ahly of Egypt host Esperance of Tunisia in the first leg.
CAF to use VAR in Champions League and Confederation Cup finals
The Confederation of African Football have announced that the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will be used in the final of both the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup in November and December respectively. VAR was first used in Africa in February 2018, when Wydad Casablanca played TP Mazembe in the Caf Super Cup at the…
VAR in Champions League only from 2019-20 season, say UEFA
UEFA are set to wait until next season before introducing Video Assistant Referees (VAR) in the Champions League, although they are still not ruling out having it in this season's final, president Aleksander Ceferin said on Friday.
2018/19 LaLiga season set to deliver heightened levels of excitement
After the drapes went over the La Liga last season, the World Cup filled in with the needed dose of footballing excitement and entertainment, however after France became World Champions, there returned the longing for the regular fix of league football. In less than a fortnight, the most thrilling football competition in the world returns.…
World Cup: Football fans in Lagos applaud use of goal line technology
Some football fans at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere Viewing Center, organised by the Lagos State Government on Saturday expressed satisfaction over the use of the goal line technology. The fans told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that it was a positive development which would definitely produce the right decisions for referees. The French…
Van Marwijk disappointed with VAR decision after defeat to France
Australia coach Bert van Marwijk hit out at Uruguayan referee Andres Cunha following the 2-1 World Cup defeat to France on Saturday that saw VAR used for the first time. Antoine Griezmann scored from the first VAR-assisted penalty awarded in the history of the World Cup in Kazan to give France a 58th minute lead.…
Video Assistant Referee system used for first time in World Cup history
The Video Assistant Referee system was used for the first time in World Cup history on Saturday, when France were awarded a penalty against Australia in Kazan. Antoine Griezmann went down after a tackle in the penalty box in the second half of the Group C fixture. The referee did not award a spot-kick but…