Dean Smith felt Aston Villa were denied a stoppage-time penalty in their 2-1 defeat at West Ham because VAR was too busy looking at offside against Ollie Watkins.
West Ham climbed up to fifth as goals from Angelo Ogbonna and Jarrod Bowen sank Aston Villa 2-1.
Liverpool defender Andy Robertson believes VAR is not delivering in terms of consistency and if that does not improve he would prefer to see full responsibility handed back to referees.
Saturday’s Premier League games featured more refereeing and rules controversies and further debate around the VAR system.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was relieved to seal a first home league win of the season as West Brom boss Slaven Bilic left Old Trafford bemused by the officiating.
Bruno Fernandes was involved in penalty drama at both ends against West Brom as the midfielder secured Manchester United’s first home league win of the season.
Former referee Mark Halsey questioned the wisdom of putting David Coote into the “pressure cooker” of a Liverpool match after his controversial VAR performance last month.
Technology companies have been asked to come up with better visuals around marginal offside calls by world governing body FIFA.
Fulham manager Scott Parker expects coaching styles to have to adapt due to the influence of VAR on the game.
Eric Dier cannot understand why Brighton’s goal in Tottenham’s Premier League win over Brighton was allowed to stand, but praised the reaction of his side.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes his side have been on the wrong end of VAR decisions in half their Premier League matches this season.
Liverpool’s title defence suffered a huge blow after Virgil Van Dijk was left needing knee surgery following an awful challenge from Jordan Pickford, which went unpunished.
Liverpool are understood to be concerned by the confusing and contradictory messaging emanating from the Premier League in the wake of the VAR controversies in Saturday’s Merseyside derby.
Liverpool have asked the Premier League to review the application of VAR in two pivotal incidents during their 2-2 Merseyside derby draw with Everton at Goodison Park.
Everton twice fought back to draw 2-2 with Liverpool in a controversial 237th Merseyside derby at Goodison Park.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s header salvaged a 2-2 draw for Everton in a controversial 237th Merseyside derby at Goodison Park which saw Richarlison sent off late on.
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Beating St Mirren tonight would make it a very good start to the Premiership campaign for the Dons with six league wins from eight games heading into the international break.
Former top-flight referee George Courtney has expressed his sympathy with the current crop of Premier League match officials and labelled the recent string of penalties awarded for handball as an “embarrassment” for the game.
The weekend’s Premier League action saw plenty of focus on handball decisions, Leicester pull off a shock result at Manchester City and a hugely experienced defender endure a troubled debut.
Manchester United snatched a remarkable 3-2 win at Brighton with a penalty from Bruno Fernandes deep into stoppage time to settle an incident-packed encounter.
St Mirren boss Jim Goodwin fears the coronavirus pandemic has killed off any chance of VAR being introduced into Scottish football any time soon.
Technology continues to prove unpopular with Premier League viewers after a new survey revealed that around two thirds of fans think the video assistant referee makes games less enjoyable.
The Premier League 2020/2021 campaign will kick off on Saturday when newly-promoted Fulham host Arsenal.
The Premier League season begins on September 12.
Increased use of pitchside monitors by Premier League referees may help ease supporters’ frustrations with VAR, the competition’s chief executive Richard Masters has said.
Aberdeen’s Scottish Cup semi-final with Celtic could have been used as ‘live’ training in VAR for refs
The Scottish FA's head of referee operations, Crawford Allan, has revealed officials were set to be trained in the use of video assistant referee (VAR) technology during Aberdeen's postponed Scottish Cup semi-final with Celtic.
Scottish Professional Football League chief executive Neil Doncaster thinks video assistant referee (VAR) technology could damage the national game’s “brand”.
Recently a number of managers in Scotland, including Derek McInnes, have called for Video Assistant Referee (VAR) to be introduced in Scotland.
Outgoing SFA president Alan McRae believes it’s a matter of time before VAR comes into Scottish football.
Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen accepts the art of defending will have to adapt to VAR after the latest controversy in the Champions League quarter-final win over Manchester City.