Handball, VAR & the ‘Match of the Day mistake’ – by former referee Lee Probert

[ad_1] The handball laws were tightened at the start of the 2020-21 season but will now be changed from 1 July Lee Probert spent more than 20 years as a referee and took charge of the 2014 FA Cup final. He officiated in the Premier League from 2007 until he retired on medical grounds in … Read more

Scott Parker: Fulham boss says VAR is ‘killing’ excitement

[ad_1] Fulham 0-1 Tottenham: Fulham deserved something out of the game – Scott Parker Fulham manager Scott Parker believes the video assistant referee is “killing” football’s excitement but added his side will not surrender in their fight to avoid relegation. Fulham were beaten 1-0 by Tottenham on Thursday after Josh Maja had a deserved second-half … Read more

Premier League: Chelsea 0-0 Man Utd – More VAR controversy in stalemate

[ad_1] Referee Stuart Attwell did not give Manchester United a first-half penalty after consulting the pitchside monitor Manchester United lost further ground on Premier League leaders Manchester City after they played out a drab goalless deadlock with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Ole Gunnar Solkjaer’s side remain second but are now 12 points adrift of City … Read more