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.
Watford’s appeal against Christian Kabasele’s red card in the Premier League win over Wolves on New Year’s Day has been unsuccessful, the PA news agency understands.
Norwich were denied two precious points in their survival bid as a VAR-awarded goal from substitute Connor Wickham earned Crystal Palace a 1-1 draw at Carrow Road.
Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo is concerned by the reaction of fans to VAR decisions after Watford defender Christian Kabasele was sent off at Vicarage Road.
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.
Brighton head coach Graham Potter has waded into the current debate surrounding VAR and questioned whether decision needs to be right following a controversial weekend for technology in the Premier League.
Leaders Liverpool may have a commanding advantage at the midway point of their Premier League season but manager Jurgen Klopp expects to scrap for every point in the second half of the campaign.
Liverpool restored their 13-point lead at the top of the Premier League table with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Wolves which was beset by VAR controversy.