Latest UEFA NEWS – VAR

Latest UEFA NEWS – VAR

UEFA will introduce thicker lines for offside decisions reviewed in the Champions League and Europa League by Video Assistant Referees [VARs], in a bid to encourage more goals from next season. The new lines, which may yet be used in this summer’s European...
FA Cup 5th Round Match Officials

FA Cup 5th Round Match Officials

Monday 2 March  Portsmouth v Arsenal – 7.45pm – Live on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate Referee: Michael Dean Assistant Referees: Simon Bennett & Edward Smart Fourth Official: David Coote Tuesday 3 March Chelsea v Liverpool – 7.45pm – Live...
IFAB VAR PROTOCOL (SUMMARY)

IFAB VAR PROTOCOL (SUMMARY)

IFAB PROTOCOL (SUMMARY) Procedures Original decision • The referee and other match officials must always make an initial decision (including any disciplinary action) as if there was no VAR (except for a ‘missed’ incident) • The referee and other match officials are...