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The Confederation of African Football have announced that the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will be used in the finals of both the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup in November and December respectively.
Top flight leagues in Spain, Italy and Germany have implemented the system, which allows key incidents to be reviewed with the use of video replays, and the technology was used at the World Cup in Russia.
The rule was adopted by footballs' lawmaking body IFAB in March and instituted at the World Cup this summer, and now the Premier League, Football Association, English Football League and Scottish Football Association have updated their rules as well.
Football’s rule-making body the International Football Association Board (IFAB) has said that referees at the 2018 World Cup finals will be able to give red cards for off-the-ball incidents spotted by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR).
It is "inevitable" that the video assistant referee (VAR) system will be introduced to the Premier League, says executive chairman Richard Scudamore.
Premier League clubs have voted against the use of video assistant referee (VAR) system for next season.
A former world football governing body FIFA chief, Sepp Blatter, says he is shocked at a rule which has been inserted into the World Cup bidding process.
English Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn expects the Premier League to embrace video assistant referees (VAR) after the system’s permanent use was approved by football lawmakers.
Football Association (FA) chief executive Martin Glenn has been criticised for an "offensive" comment after highlighting the Star of David among symbols he believes breach football laws banning religious and political imagery.
FA chief executive Martin Glenn has admitted the video assistant referee (VAR) was wrong to rule out Tottenham's first disallowed goal in their FA Cup victory over Rochdale on Wednesday.
Video Assistant Referees (VAR) have been unanimously voted in favour of being introduced into the laws of the game at a meeting of the International Football Association Board (IFAB).
Video assistant referees are set to be used at this year's World Cup in Russia after football's lawmakers voted to approve the technology.
Football's law-making body on Saturday was set to approve the use of video assistant referee technology (VAR) at this summer's World Cup, overriding purists concerned about technology disrupting the game.
La Liga began training officials in the video assistant referee (VAR) system on Friday ahead of the technology’s expected introduction next season.
Premier League clubs are not expected to introduce video assistant referees next season, even if football's lawmakers approve them on Saturday.
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has appealed to football's lawmaker not to allow VAR to be used at the World Cup in Russia this summer.
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