The Premier League’s Project Restart got off to a false start at Villa Park on Wednesday when goal-line technology failed to award a goal to Sheffield United.
Football’s lawmakers have approved a temporary rule change that will allow each side up to five substitutes per match while opening up the prospect for the controversial video assistant referee system to be suspended.
A decision on whether to allow teams to make up to five substitutions in a match will be made by the game’s lawmakers by early next week at the latest.
West Ham boss David Moyes believes the International Football Association Board (IFAB) should be looking at changing the handball law.
VAR technology should only be used to reverse “clear and obvious” mistakes including offside decisions, according to the general secretary of the law-making International Football Association Board.
Concussion substitutes could be trialled next season after the game’s law-making body agreed to set up an expert group to look at the best way for football to manage head injuries.
Arsene Wenger has spoken out on VAR and called on the Premier League to encourage referees to use pitchside monitors.
An expert group has been set up to investigate whether concussion substitutes could be introduced to football.
Football Association chairman Greg Clarke hopes concussion substitutes are introduced to the game “as quickly as possible” in the wake of a report which found a higher incidence of neurodegenerative disease among former footballers than in the general population.
Pundit Ian Holloway has moved to clarify his comments over Brexit and the new handball law, calling for referees’ discussions to be broadcast as they are in rugby.
The controversy surrounding Gabriel Jesus’ disallowed winner for Manchester City on Saturday will not be a “trigger” to review the handball law.
Head of FIFA’s refereeing department Massimo Busacca accepts the Video Assistant Referee system will “never be perfect” – but believes it has made a positive impact at the Women’s World Cup.
The penalty that knocked Scotland out of the Women’s World Cup on Wednesday would not have been retaken if a Premier League video assistant referee was in charge of the game, England’s top flight has confirmed.
UEFA has issued an explanation for the late penalty award for handball which helped seal Manchester United’s passage to the Champions League quarter-finals.
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 Football Association has announced the 32 grassroots leagues that will trial rugby-style ‘sin bins’…