There was more VAR controversy in the Premier League on Thursday as Tottenham were denied a goal in a 3-1 defeat at Sheffield United.
Tottenham’s Champions League hopes were left in tatters after a 3-1 defeat at Sheffield United that will be remembered for one of the most controversial VAR decisions of the season.
Chris Wilder has challenged his Sheffield United team to earn an open-top-bus parade by qualifying for Europe rather than finishing top of the table for bad decisions.
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.
Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder was left baffled after the Blades were denied victory at Aston Villa by a technical fault.
Sheffield United were denied victory at Aston Villa by a technical fault as the Premier League resumed with huge controversy.
Former Premier League official Howard Webb believes the Video Assistant Referee system that has proved so divisive in this country in recent months will gradually win over its doubters.
Liverpool extended their lead at the top of the Premier League to 16 points – with a game in hand – as they edge ever closer to a first title in 30 years.
Norwich manager Daniel Farke felt both red cards were correct decisions as his side’s 1-0 win over fellow strugglers Bournemouth witnessed the Premier League’s first pitchside VAR review.
Norwich held on for a crucial 1-0 win over fellow strugglers Bournemouth which finished 10-a-side and featured the Premier League’s first pitchside VAR review.
Referees have been advised to use pitchside monitors to make a final ruling on red card decisions, the PA news agency understands.
John Ruddy became the latest to voice his frustration at the new handball rule after Wolves were once again denied a goal by the video assistant referee in their 1-0 defeat at Manchester United.
Marcus Rashford is a major injury doubt for Manchester United’s visit to Liverpool this weekend after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted bringing the striker off the bench “backfired” in the FA Cup win over Wolves.
Juan Mata’s second-half strike saw Manchester United advance to the FA Cup fourth round but their 1-0 victory over Wolves was soured by an injury scare to Marcus Rashford at Old Trafford.
Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang opened the scoring at Crystal Palace, but was later sent off as the hosts fought back to draw 1-1 at Selhurst Park.
Manchester United Women manager Casey Stoney doubts VAR will ever be used in the Women’s Super League.
Kenny McLean has told Scottish football to be wary of VAR as calls grow for it to be introduced in the Ladbrokes Premiership.
Derby midfielder Tom Huddlestone was pleased the pitchside monitor contributed towards the right decision being made during his side’s 1-0 win at Crystal Palace.
Wayne Rooney helped Derby cause an upset at Crystal Palace to reach the FA Cup fourth round on an afternoon where the pitchside monitor was used for the first time in England.
AFC Fylde players have been warned to “keep their armpits tucked in” after it was confirmed the Lancashire side will be the first non-league club to experience VAR.