Tag: VAR

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 27: Edward Nketiah of Arsenal looks on during the FA Cup Fourth Round match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal at Vitality Stadium on January 27, 2020, in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal fail in Eddie Nketiah appeal

Arsenal have failed in their bid to get Eddie Nketiah's red card overturned meaning he must now serve a three-game suspension.
Sporting director Sven Mislintat of VfB Stuttgart seen during the Second Bundesliga match between VfB Stuttgart and 1. FC Nürnberg at Mercedes-Benz Arena on December 09, 2019 in Stuttgart, Germany.

Sven Mislintat experiences Arsenal VAR woes in Germany

We all know that VAR has not been Arsenal's friend this season but did you know that it also seems to be giving former Arsenal man, Sven Mislintat, a major headache in Germany, too?
Match Referee Stuart Attwell shows a yellow card to Gylfi Sigurdsson of Everton during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Premier League referees will finally use pitchside monitors properly from next season

Premier League referees will finally use pitchside monitors properly from next season to rule on offside calls as well as red cards.
Arsene Wenger during an interview at the Mercedes Benz Building prior to the Laureus World Sports Awards on February 17, 2020 in Berlin, Germany.

Arsene Wenger’s offside VAR changes get UEFA support as Premier League called to heel

The Premier League will review how they use VAR for next season and the offside rule will be changed to give the advantage to the striker - something it was already supposed to be doing.
The Big screen shows the VAR check for a possible offside during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Sheffield United at Etihad Stadium on December 29, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom.

Daily Mail claim clubs NOT PGMOL at fault for VAR farce

The Daily Mail today reported that PGMOL are not responsible for the fact that referees do not use pitchside monitors because that was the decision of Premier League clubs in at least four meetings.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 23: Dani Ceballos, David Luiz and Bernd Leno of Arsenal celebrate victory during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal triumph against Everton and VAR

Arsenal claimed what could well be a huge win over Everton despite having to battle both the Toffees and the officials, once again.
The Big screen shows the VAR check for a possible offside during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Sheffield United at Etihad Stadium on December 29, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom.

Wenger VAR overhaul won’t be in place for Euro 2020

Arsene Wenger's plans to overhaul the offside rule, and VAR along with it, will not be in place for the Euros this summer according to the chief of the International Football Association Board (IFAB).
Wolverhampton Wanderers' Portuguese head coach Nuno Espirito Santo gestures on the touchline during the FA Cup third round football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester United at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on January 4, 2020.

Wolves manager backs Arsene Wenger’s VAR call

Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo has backed Arsene Wenger's calls to change VAR and the way the offside rule is applied.
Arsene Wenger during an interview at the Mercedes Benz Building prior to the Laureus World Sports Awards on February 17, 2020 in Berlin, Germany.

Arsene Wenger to save football

Arsene Wenger is proposing that football authorities stop being idiots with VAR and eliminate the marginal offside calls that are so far from clear and obvious they may as well be a lump of coal in a black coat out for a late-night stroll along an unlit country road.

VAR to be used during Arsenal v Olympiacos

VAR will be used in the Europa League knock-out stages which start this week with Arsenal welcoming Olympiacos to the Emirates.

Incorrect offside decision against Arsenal proved officials still aren't using VAR properly

Arsenal won 4-0 against Newcastle United on Sunday, but that shouldn't stop us drawing attention to a terrible offside decision against Mesut Özil in the second half.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 27: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal reacts to having his team's third goal disallowed following a VAR check during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on October 27, 2019, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Premier League told to soften VAR offside use but won’t

The Premier League has no intention of changing how it uses VAR to adjudicate marginal offsides despite a reminder from the International Football Association Board that VAR is supposed to be used for 'clear and obvious errors'.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Freddie Ljungberg caretaker Arsenal coach during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Brighton & Hove Albion at Emirates Stadium on December 5, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Ego, cowards & 21 other things I noticed as Arsenal messed up again

Arsenal against Brighton was a lot of things, few of them good as we moved closer to the relegation zone with our first home league defeat of the season, so here are 23 things I noticed from Thursday night.
MILAN, ITALY - MARCH 08: Arsene Wenger manager / head coach of Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 match between AC Milan and Arsenal at the San Siro on March 8, 2018 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger is right about VAR: Here’s why

Arsene Wenger believes Premier League referees should be using the pitch-side monitors to check their decisions more often.
The scoreboard displays the VAR (Video Assistant Referee) decision disallowing Arsenal's third goal by Arsenal's Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 27, 2019. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Arsene Wenger explains his ‘most important worry’ about VAR use

Arsene Wenger has called on Premier League refs to use pitchside monitors as they continue to struggle with using VAR.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Unai Emery gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 9, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Hot take: Brendan Rodgers’ Foxes pluck Unai Emery’s hens

Arsenal went to Leicester in search of only their third cleansheet in their last 25 Premier League away games and, as you know, couldn't find it.
The scoreboard displays the VAR (Video Assistant Referee) decision disallowing Arsenal's third goal by Arsenal's Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 27, 2019. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Arsenal ‘seething’ over VAR calls says David Ornstein but get one thing wrong

Arsenal are reportedly 'seething' over the VAR calls that cost them the game against Crystal Palace on Sunday but they might be slightly misguided in their thinking.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Episode 220: VAR! Xhaka! Emery! Ozil! The Arsenal soap opera continues

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Anita make sense of Sunday's madness, tackle the VAR confusion, ponder potential captaincy...
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 27: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal reacts to having his team's third goal disallowed following a VAR check during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on October 27, 2019, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Are Arsenal really being screwed by VAR this season?

With both VAR decisions going against Arsenal this weekend, it seems as if the new tech has it in for the Gunners, but are the refs really screwing Arsenal or are we just imagining it?
The scoreboard displays the VAR (Video Assistant Referee) decision disallowing Arsenal's third goal by Arsenal's Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 27, 2019. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Mark Clattenburg: Both VAR calls wrong during Arsenal vs Crystal Palace

Former Premier League Mark Clattenburg has said that both VAR decisions at the Emirates were wrong.

9 urgent questions following Granit Xhaka’s tantrum and Unai Emery’s latest failure

There is no other word for it but 'sh*t show' when it comes to describing Arsenal against Crystal Palace.
English referee Kevin Friend shows a yellow card to Arsenal's English defender Calum Chambers (R) during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on September 30, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)

Arsenal booked every 3 fouls, Liverpool every 10

On this week's Daily Cannon Weekly podcast, episode 215, host Matthew Wade took some time to discuss the yellow cards stats an article on the site threw up after the game against Manchester United, showing how unfairly Arsenal are being treated.

Premier League tells referees to use VAR more, refs say no

The Premier League has reportedly told referees to use VAR more to put an end to the controversies we've already seen this season but the referees are happy with how things are going.

Premier League referees refuse to change use of VAR

Despite being shown to be using VAR incorrectly over the weekend, Premier League refs have no intention of doing anything about it.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Podcast: Liverpool review, Tottenham preview, formation changes, and VAR

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Stephen and Anita discuss the 3-1 defeat to Liverpool, formation changes, VAR, and how Arsenal...

Why are the Premier League determined to use VAR so badly?

The introduction of VAR this season was supposed to bring football into line with other 21st century sports but the Premier League seem determined to make it as useless as possible.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: Nicolas Pepe of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Burnley FC at Emirates Stadium on August 17, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Is Dani Ceballos Cazorla’s lovechild + 7 other talking points after Arsenal beat Burnley

Arsenal collected another three points to keep up their 100% start, winning their opening two games for the first time in 10 years with a 2-1 win over Burnley on Saturday afternoon.

Podcast: What was he thinking? World Cup roundup

During the World Cup, Anita Sambol will bring you a daily roundup of all the action. In this latest roundup, Anita turns her attention to...
SAMARA, RUSSIA - JUNE 17: The VAR red card review message is seen on the scoreboars during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group E match between Costa Rica and Serbia at Samara Arena on June 17, 2018 in Samara, Russia. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Has VAR already modified players’ behaviour at the World Cup?

After 11 games, it is interesting to note that discipline records are very good at the 2018 World Cup. Is that due to VAR or the referees leniency with regards to the rules on yellow and red cards?

VAR won't stop Tottenham cheats but this will

Until we refuse to take players seriously for making the most of every contact made with a defender, then players won't take the rules seriously either.

Referees in spotlight again after Watford mistake costs Southampton

Abdoulaye Doucore sealed a 2-2 draw in the Premier League clash with what most observers regarded as a clear handball in the final minute as referees find themselves once again in the spotlight because of poor mistakes that are costing clubs points.

Alexis has already left & other things we learned against Manchester City

After Arsenal's 3-1 loss to Manchester City, here are the five things we learned from the match.

How VAR could help Arsenal avoid shocking refereeing decisions

Arsenal have been caught by dodgy decisions this season, including on the road against Watford, increasing the calls for video technology to be implemented.

Referee says Arsenal legend's actions 'changed football'

In 2010, Thierry Henry handled the ball and then assisted the winner for France in a World Cup play-off against the Republic of Ireland.

Four ways video referees will be allowed to affect football in 2017

The International Football Association Board has opened the door to video refereeing by allowing experiments to start soon. This is a big step forward for...

Why teams like Arsenal need video technology

While it was obvious that the Arsenal gave us a subpar performance and got deservedly beat 4-0 by Southampton, the game offered a clear...