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The opening games of the season have seen some instances of poor decision making by top referees.

To balance this let me state that we have also witnessed some good officiating, a point that I made when praising Graham Scott … Continue

    On The Ref Show this week BBC Radio Sheffield’s Rob Staton was on hosting duties with former Premier League official Roger Dilkes and ex Sheffield Wednesday striker David Hirst joining the Football Heaven presenter to discuss the introduction of sin-bins … Continue

      Andy Townsend was talking to Alex Griffiths

      Since my call for patience on the VAR front last month there has been a hell of a lot of negativity thrown at the whole idea, mostly attributable to the inconsistent results of the ongoing testing that was such a … Continue

      I watched once again with great interest the way that Rugby Union makes full use of the Video Assistant Referee. The All Blacks player Sonny Bill Williams was guilty of a shoulder charge on Lions winger Anthony Watson and play … Continue

        Danny Murphy was talking to Alex Griffiths

        It’s not been the smoothest of starts for VARs but I am convinced this innovation is good for the game in the long run. All we have to do is keep things as simple as possible. The remit is narrow … Continue

          Neil Warnock talking to Alan Biggs

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          Video refereeing is on the way and I’m in favour. But I’ll tell you this, there’ll be a lot more hiccups to come before they get the system right. And even then, it won’t end all controversy. There will still … Continue

            By Tim Vickery

            South America’s version of the Champions League, the Copa Libertadores, plans to introduce video assistant refereeing (VAR) later this year in the closing stages.  One of the staunchest advocates of the video ref, outstanding Brazilian journalist Andre Kfouri, is concerned.… Continue

              Joining Alan Biggs on the Ref Show this week are former Football League match official Dean Mohareb and ex Sheffield Wednesday and England striker David Hirst to discuss the much debated VAR issue which has come to light again this … Continue

                Another VAR controversy came to light yesterday during the Confederations Cup match between Cameroon and Germany.

                The introduction of the Video Assistant Referees in football over the past year hasn’t exactly gone to plan with various incidents causing more controversy … Continue

                  Kim Milton Nielsen was talking to Alex Griffiths

                  Kim Milton Nielsen

                  After an enjoyable round of clocking up the miles and watching some thoroughly entertaining football in the flesh, I now have many meetings ahead stretching into evenings and plenty of paperwork to catch up on!

                  That paperwork will not for … Continue

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