The Champions League returns this week with Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur in last-16 action.
Sol Campbell won three FA Cups, two Premier League titles and 73 caps in a distinguished playing career, but he still thinks about two disallowed goals that came too early for video assistant referees to reverse.
The FA Cup was centre stage this weekend as the fourth round ties served up another helping of high drama.
Harry Kane’s controversial winner in Tottenham’s Carabao Cup semi-final first leg against Chelsea at Wembley reignited the hot topic of the video assistant referee.
Mauricio Pochettino bemoaned the use of VAR despite Tottenham benefiting in Tuesday night’s Carabao Cup semi-final first leg win over Chelsea at Wembley.
Harry Kane’s VAR-assisted penalty gave Tottenham a slim advantage in their Carabao Cup semi-final against Chelsea following a 1-0 first-leg win at Wembley.
Former FIFA referee Keith Hackett has accused the Football Association of bringing the VAR system into disrepute.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brace as Serie A leaders Juventus concluded 2018 with a VAR-dominated 2-1 win over Sampdoria at the Allianz Stadium.
European football’s governing body UEFA has confirmed that video assistant referees will be used in the Champions League knockout rounds from February but it will be VAR with a UEFA twist.
The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will be used in the Premier League in the 2019-20 season after the governing body announced its introduction earlier this month.
Valencia coach Marcelino bemoaned the lack of Video Assistant Referee technology in the Champions League after the LaLiga club’s hopes of reaching the last 16 were ended.