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VAR was finally used for the first time in a professional English game this week. I think we've had general technology discussions on here before, but what are everyone's thoughts on it now that there seems to be a preferred method/technology being used? I think this article on the BBC is a good outline of how it will work for anyone unsure. Personally I'm all for it. I've said for a while that technology needs to be used more in football to catch it up with other major sports. Goal line technology was the first obvious step to make and this seems like a fairly se
Very clear now on the Sky coverage of the Newcastle game that the Watkins goal wasn’t checked for offside by VAR because of Schar’s touch. Now of course it seems like Watkins was probably onside anyway because he was slightly behind the ball, but the point is that should have been checked. We would expect it to be checked if it had happened to us. Are we really rewriting the offside law now so that Watkins isn’t interfering with play there? Schar is literally trying to intercept a pass to... Watkins. This is blatant attempt by PGMOL to close ranks on their bizarre interpretation