Rules changed to allow up to five substitutions per team: FIFA

FIFA also said that competitions currently using the video replay system (VAR) would be free to discontinue its use on restarting.

May 09, 2020, 09:28 AM IST

VAR system has made four errors in English Premier League: Referees` chief Mike Riley

Riley, managing director of the official referee`s body and the man responsible for VAR in England, said technology had "added value to the game" but said there had been incidents where a referee`s decision should have been overturned.

Sep 13, 2019, 17:30 PM IST

IFAB tell Premier League to get in line on VAR usage

The move comes after concern that the Premier League and Bundesliga, in particular, were applying different interpretations over the use of VAR than the ones handed out by IFAB, FIFA`s rule-making body.

Aug 22, 2019, 14:56 PM IST

UEFA justifies PSG's penalty decision in VAR explanation

The most-debated decision saw PSG defender Kimpembe penalised for deflecting a shot from United`s Diogo Dalot with his arm.

Mar 09, 2019, 07:26 AM IST

A terrible way to go out, but we have to accept: AS Roma skipper Daniele De Rossi

Roma were beaten 3-4 on aggregate after losing Thursday's second leg 1-3 in extra-time, the decisive goal coming from a penalty awarded after a VAR review three minutes from the end.

Mar 07, 2019, 12:38 PM IST

PSG coach Thomas Tuchel bemused by 'cruel' Champions League exit

The French champions held a 2-0 lead from the first leg of the last 16 tie at Old Trafford, but Romelu Lukaku's early goal for United set the alarm bells ringing.

Mar 07, 2019, 12:18 PM IST

Neymar lashes out at VAR after PSG's Champions League loss

The penalty, awarded for handball against Presnel Kimpembe after the referee consulted the VAR, put opposition Manchester United through on away goals.

Mar 07, 2019, 11:23 AM IST

Football: VAR to be used in Champions League next season- UEFA

The UEFA said in a statement that it plans to subsequently use VAR at the Euro 2020 and in the Europa League

Sep 27, 2018, 17:44 PM IST

Football: VAR considered for Asian Cup just 100 days before kick off

VAR used to review major decisions mid-match was used at the World Cup earlier this year

Sep 27, 2018, 13:49 PM IST

Change afoot as La Liga begins life without Cristiano Ronaldo

Change is in the air as the new La Liga season begins on Friday without one of its most emblematic players, Cristiano Ronaldo, and with video technology (VAR) being introduced for the first time in Spain’s top flight.

Aug 14, 2018, 00:01 AM IST

Five times VAR made a difference at the FIFA World Cup 2018

The following factbox details five times a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) made an impact at the World Cup.

Jul 11, 2018, 17:43 PM IST

Football referees watching slow motion videos flash more red cards

Given the current debate on video assistant refereeing (VAR), which will be used in this year`s World Cup matches in Russia, a new study warns that football referees penalise situations more severely when watching them in slow motion compared to real time.

Jun 11, 2018, 12:02 PM IST

Football: VAR awards penalty after players leave the pitch at half-time in Bundesliga

The players of Mainz 05 and Freiburg were ordered back onto the pitch having gone to the changing room at half-time because the video assistant referee (VAR) awarded a penalty for a handball in an eventful Bundesliga game on Monday.

Apr 17, 2018, 09:17 AM IST

Champions League: Juventus president calls for VAR after disputed late penalty

Cristiano Ronaldo blasted home from the spot in the 98th minute after Mehdi Benatia was judged to have fouled Lucas Vazquez.

Apr 12, 2018, 09:14 AM IST

Video assistant referee (VAR) to get FIFA green signal for 2018 World Cup

Gianni Infantino, the president of FIFA, will oversee the governing body's meeting in Bogota happy to give the green light to the system despite a long, personal spell of scepticism.

Mar 15, 2018, 15:07 PM IST

Banned former FIFA president Sepp Blatter not in favour of VAR being employed in 2018 World Cup

The sport`s law-making body IFAB is due to decide on Saturday whether to approve VAR on a permanent basis and FIFA has already said it intends to use the system at the World Cup in Russia in June and July.

Mar 01, 2018, 16:59 PM IST

Gianni Infantino still committed to Video Assistant Referees (VAR) at World Cup

 FIFA President Gianni Infantino has not had any second thoughts about using video assistant referees (VAR) at this year`s World Cup, he told Reuters on Monday, despite recent controversies involving the new technology.

Feb 26, 2018, 22:17 PM IST

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino sets VAR ruling for next month

FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Thursday said football`s governing body will decide next month whether to officially endorse the video assistant referee, a move that could see the controversial technology used at the World Cup.

Feb 08, 2018, 19:13 PM IST

West Brom beat Liverpool amid VAR chaos, Spurs avoid upset

Referee Craig Pawson denied West Brom a third goal after ruling out Craig Dawson's effort by using VAR to determine that Gareth Barry was offside.

Jan 28, 2018, 11:02 AM IST

Leicester through in FA Cup as VAR gives first goal in England

 Leicester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho scored the first goal in English football to be awarded using the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) as they reached the FA Cup fourth round with a 2-0 replay victory over third-tier Fleetwood Town on Tuesday.

Jan 17, 2018, 14:57 PM IST