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A view of the video assistant refereeing (VAR) operation room at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia International Broadcast Centre (IBC) in Moscow on June 9, 2018. Mladen ANTONOV - AFP

CAF to use VAR in Champions League and Confederation Cup finals

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.
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Asian Cup finals to use Video Assistant Referee technology

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.
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Premier League managers get OK to use handheld devices

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.

World Cup: VAR to be used to punish players for off-the-ball incidents – IFAB

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).

Richard Scudamore: VAR in Premier League is inevitable

It is "inevitable" that the video assistant referee (VAR) system will be introduced to the Premier League, says executive chairman Richard Scudamore.

Use of VAR at World Cup worries UEFA president

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin has expressed concern over the decision to employ the video replay system (VAR) at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Premier League clubs vote against VAR for next season

Premier League clubs have voted against the use of video assistant referee (VAR) system for next season.

Sepp Blatter fumes over new FIFA’s World Cup bidding process

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.

FIFA to give VAR green light at World Cup

FIFA are expected to rubber-stamp video assistant referee technology (VAR) for this summer's World Cup despite lingering opposition from within and outside football.

FA chief expects Premier League to introduce video assistant referee

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.

FA chief Martin Glenn condemned for Star of David comment

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.

VAR wrongly disallowed Tottenham goal against Rochdale – FA chief

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.

VAR approved by IFAB, clear to be used at World Cup finals

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 to be used at 2018 World Cup in Russia

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.

Video Assistant Referee set for 2018 World Cup approval

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 begins training referees in video assistant referee

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 not expected to approve video assistant referees for next season

Premier League clubs are not expected to introduce video assistant referees next season, even if football's lawmakers approve them on Saturday.

Ex-FIFA chief Sepp Blatter against using VAR at World Cup

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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