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# var - Saturday 17 October, 2020

From The42 Everton escape with point as red mist descends against Liverpool Var

Everton escape with point as red mist descends against Liverpool

Richarlison was sent off for the Toffees while Jordan Pickford avoided similar punishment for a dangerous lunge on Virgil Van Dijk.

# var - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

From The42 Bournemouth to consider legal action over Hawk-Eye blunder that aided Aston Villa's survival bid Ghost Goal

Bournemouth to consider legal action over Hawk-Eye blunder that aided Aston Villa's survival bid

The Cherries went down after finishing a point behind Villa.

# var - Friday 10 July, 2020

From The42 Premier League tells BBC that VAR got last night's penalty decisions wrong Var

Premier League tells BBC that VAR got last night's penalty decisions wrong

A Premier League spokesperson told Match of the Day that the video assistant referee made wrong calls in all three of last night’s fixtures.

# var - Thursday 2 July, 2020

From The42 Jose Mourinho fears for football's future after Spurs loss Unimpressed

Jose Mourinho fears for football's future after Spurs loss

The Portuguese boss was not happy with some of the decisions that went against his side.

# var - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

'The goalkeeper was in the Holte End and eight rows back. Everyone knew it, saw it and felt it'

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder fumed after today’s game.

From The42 Players take knee before goalline row gives Villa point on Premier League return Controversy

Players take knee before goalline row gives Villa point on Premier League return

After 100 days in coronavirus lockdown, the Premier League returned.

# var - Friday 8 May, 2020

From The42 Football's lawmakers approve use of five substitutions per match Changes

Football's lawmakers approve use of five substitutions per match

The International Football Association Board have also given the green light to any competition that wishes to scrap VAR.

# var - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Do you agree with our flop of the Premier League season?

Who has disappointed you this season?

# var - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

From The42 'Maguire should have been sent off' - Lampard Unhappy

'Maguire should have been sent off' - Lampard

The Chelsea boss believes Monday’s loss to Manchester United would have been a much different game if the defender was dismissed.

# var - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

From The42 Premier League chief says VAR must improve, but is here to stay Video Nasty

Premier League chief says VAR must improve, but is here to stay

A recent survey showed more than two-thirds of fans believe the system has made the game less enjoyable.

# var - Friday 17 January, 2020

From The42 Premier League refs told to use monitors for red cards Var

Premier League refs told to use monitors for red cards

No referee has gone to review a decision using the monitors in the Premier League, instead relying on VAR to make the calls.

# var - Monday 13 January, 2020

From The42 TV Wrap - Declan Rice the latest caught out as VAR fury hits boiling point On The Box This post contains videos

TV Wrap - Declan Rice the latest caught out as VAR fury hits boiling point

Elsewhere, Joe Brolly has made a surprise return to television punditry.

# var - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

From The42 More VAR controversy as Villa win to climb out of relegation zone VAR-cical

More VAR controversy as Villa win to climb out of relegation zone

Jack Grealish’s opener ruled out because the back of Wesley’s heel was marginally offside.

# var - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

From The42 Uefa confirm VAR will be used for Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off with Slovakia Var

Uefa confirm VAR will be used for Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off with Slovakia

The video assistant referee will be place after Uefa made the decision to introduce the technology despite not using it during the group stages.

# var - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Motorway section collapses in Italy following heavy rainfall

Two people in France were also killed after historic levels of rain fell in the south of the country.

# var - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Premier League agrees to VAR changes to give fans greater information

Referee’s boss Mike Riley has accepted that improvements are needed.

# var - Sunday 29 September, 2019

From The42 Spanish FA accuses TV producer of manipulating VAR images Var

Spanish FA accuses TV producer of manipulating VAR images

The incident related to Denis Cheryshev’s controversial goal for Valencia against Athletic Bilbao.

# var - Monday 26 August, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - VAR's emotion-sapping interference a consequence of years of television analysis Video Nasty

TV Wrap - VAR's emotion-sapping interference a consequence of years of television analysis

The system might learn something from the GAA.

# var - Saturday 17 August, 2019

From The42 'It needs fixing' - Pep Guardiola laments VAR faults after last-gasp goal disallowed Unhappy

'It needs fixing' - Pep Guardiola laments VAR faults after last-gasp goal disallowed

The drama was reminiscent of last season’s Champions League quarter-final when City were also denied late on.

From The42 'It's a rule we need to accept' - Pochettino resigned to VAR after Spurs' great escape Controversy

'It's a rule we need to accept' - Pochettino resigned to VAR after Spurs' great escape

Gabriel Jesus thought he had extended City’s league winning run to 16 games, only to see his last-gasp goal ruled out for a handball.

# var - Monday 17 June, 2019

From The42 Double dose of VAR drama as France allowed re-take missed penalty - and score Women's World Cup This post contains videos

Double dose of VAR drama as France allowed re-take missed penalty - and score

Hosts top Group A with 100% record while Norway go through as runners-up.

# var - Sunday 16 June, 2019

From The42 A boxer's coma and his case against Jay-Z, and the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

A boxer's coma and his case against Jay-Z, and the week's best sportswriting

Stick the kettle on. We’ve thrown a couple of extra ones in here for you this week in case it’s still raining by the time Sunday rolls around.

# var - Thursday 6 June, 2019

From The42 Late VAR drama as Jesse Lingard goal ruled out by inches Close Calls This post contains videos

Late VAR drama as Jesse Lingard goal ruled out by inches

England and Netherlands both had nervy moments in the second half of the Nations League semi-finals.

From The42 VAR decisions to be shown on stadium screens as technology makes Premier League debut Video Replay

VAR decisions to be shown on stadium screens as technology makes Premier League debut

Clubs without big screens will relay the decision through PA systems and messages on scoreboards.

# var - Saturday 1 June, 2019

From The42 'I like VAR now!' - Salah revels in Liverpool's sixth Champions League success Spot On

'I like VAR now!' - Salah revels in Liverpool's sixth Champions League success

The Egyptian forward helped the Reds to get their hands on European football’s grandest prize.

# var - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

From The42 Watch: VAR review splits opinion after Ronaldo infraction Controversy This post contains videos

Watch: VAR review splits opinion after Ronaldo infraction

Juventus nearly made the perfect start to Tuesday’s last-16 second leg against Atletico Madrid.

# var - Friday 8 March, 2019

From The42 Uefa clarify reasoning behind Man United's VAR penalty decision against PSG Contentious

Uefa clarify reasoning behind Man United's VAR penalty decision against PSG

In a retrospective explanation, European football’s governing body cited the distance of the ball as the main factor in awarding the spot kick.

# var - Thursday 21 February, 2019

From The42 Here are the 3 big VAR decisions from last night - did the officials get them right? Close Calls This post contains videos

Here are the 3 big VAR decisions from last night - did the officials get them right?

The technology was employed in both the Schalke-Man City match and the Atletico-Juve encounter.

# var - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

From The42 VAR 'falls easily in favour of the big club,' says Ajax star Unimpressed

VAR 'falls easily in favour of the big club,' says Ajax star

Frenkie de Jong was not happy after his side were denied a goal on Wednesday night.

# var - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

'English referees cannot use VAR' - Chelsea boss Sarri slams penalty call in Spurs semi-final

The Italian was critical of the use of video review following a controversial moment in Tuesday’s clash

# var - Monday 3 December, 2018

VAR to be introduced in Champions League from February

The system was due to be introduced next season but will be fast-tracked.

# var - Thursday 27 September, 2018

From The42 VAR given green light for Champions League use from next season Var

VAR given green light for Champions League use from next season

The technology will also be used at the 2020 European Championships.

# var - Sunday 22 July, 2018

From The42 Will Russia 2018 be remembered as the World Cup that revolutionised fair play? Opinion This post contains videos

Will Russia 2018 be remembered as the World Cup that revolutionised fair play?

VAR was introduced for the first time in the tournament’s history.

# var - Monday 16 July, 2018

From The42 Neymar's theatrics and Brian Kerr's famous punditry - Our writers review the World Cup Assessment

Neymar's theatrics and Brian Kerr's famous punditry - Our writers review the World Cup

Our thoughts following a campaign which saw France come out on top as champions.

# var - Sunday 15 July, 2018

From The42 Did the officials make the right call? Controversial VAR decision boosts France Have Your Say This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Did the officials make the right call? Controversial VAR decision boosts France

Croatia were left feeling hard done by in this afternoon’s World Cup final.

# var - Thursday 28 June, 2018

From The42 VAR rescues Colombia as ref chalks off penalty for inch-perfect, last-man tackle by Sanchez Margins This post contains videos

# var - Saturday 16 June, 2018

From The42 Missed penalty proves costly as Ireland's conquerors Denmark claim narrow opening win Hard Fought

Missed penalty proves costly as Ireland's conquerors Denmark claim narrow opening win

Peru passed up a couple of gilt-edged opportunities.

From The42 A tale of two penalties - history made with first World Cup spot-kick awarded by VAR Var

A tale of two penalties - history made with first World Cup spot-kick awarded by VAR

But then Australia hit back against France with a penalty of their own at the other end.

# var - Friday 11 May, 2018

From The42 The improbable 10-goal swing needed to save Swansea and more Premier League talking points Analysis

The improbable 10-goal swing needed to save Swansea and more Premier League talking points

Plus, Chelsea require a minor miracle to deny Liverpool a Champions League spot.

# var - Thursday 19 April, 2018

VAR replay clips to be shown on big screens at World Cup in Russia

The technology will help fans understand why a decision is being made.

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