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TV Wrap - Declan Rice the latest caught out as VAR fury hits boiling point
Elsewhere, Joe Brolly has made a surprise return to television punditry.
More VAR controversy as Villa win to climb out of relegation zone
Jack Grealish’s opener ruled out because the back of Wesley’s heel was marginally offside.
Uefa confirm VAR will be used for Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off with Slovakia
The video assistant referee will be place after Uefa made the decision to introduce the technology despite not using it during the group stages.
Motorway section collapses in Italy following heavy rainfall
Two people in France were also killed after historic levels of rain fell in the south of the country.
Premier League agrees to VAR changes to give fans greater information
Referee’s boss Mike Riley has accepted that improvements are needed.
Spanish FA accuses TV producer of manipulating VAR images
The incident related to Denis Cheryshev’s controversial goal for Valencia against Athletic Bilbao.
TV Wrap - VAR's emotion-sapping interference a consequence of years of television analysis
The system might learn something from the GAA.
'It needs fixing' - Pep Guardiola laments VAR faults after last-gasp goal disallowed
The drama was reminiscent of last season’s Champions League quarter-final when City were also denied late on.
'It's a rule we need to accept' - Pochettino resigned to VAR after Spurs' great escape
Gabriel Jesus thought he had extended City’s league winning run to 16 games, only to see his last-gasp goal ruled out for a handball.
Double dose of VAR drama as France allowed re-take missed penalty - and score
Hosts top Group A with 100% record while Norway go through as runners-up.
A boxer's coma and his case against Jay-Z, and the week's best sportswriting
Stick the kettle on. We’ve thrown a couple of extra ones in here for you this week in case it’s still raining by the time Sunday rolls around.
Late VAR drama as Jesse Lingard goal ruled out by inches
England and Netherlands both had nervy moments in the second half of the Nations League semi-finals.
VAR decisions to be shown on stadium screens as technology makes Premier League debut
Clubs without big screens will relay the decision through PA systems and messages on scoreboards.
'I like VAR now!' - Salah revels in Liverpool's sixth Champions League success
The Egyptian forward helped the Reds to get their hands on European football’s grandest prize.
Watch: VAR review splits opinion after Ronaldo infraction
Juventus nearly made the perfect start to Tuesday’s last-16 second leg against Atletico Madrid.
Uefa clarify reasoning behind Man United's VAR penalty decision against PSG
In a retrospective explanation, European football’s governing body cited the distance of the ball as the main factor in awarding the spot kick.
Here are the 3 big VAR decisions from last night - did the officials get them right?
The technology was employed in both the Schalke-Man City match and the Atletico-Juve encounter.
VAR 'falls easily in favour of the big club,' says Ajax star
Frenkie de Jong was not happy after his side were denied a goal on Wednesday night.
'English referees cannot use VAR' - Chelsea boss Sarri slams penalty call in Spurs semi-final
The Italian was critical of the use of video review following a controversial moment in Tuesday’s clash
VAR to be introduced in Champions League from February
The system was due to be introduced next season but will be fast-tracked.
VAR given green light for Champions League use from next season
The technology will also be used at the 2020 European Championships.
Will Russia 2018 be remembered as the World Cup that revolutionised fair play?
VAR was introduced for the first time in the tournament’s history.
Neymar's theatrics and Brian Kerr's famous punditry - Our writers review the World Cup
Our thoughts following a campaign which saw France come out on top as champions.
Did the officials make the right call? Controversial VAR decision boosts France
Croatia were left feeling hard done by in this afternoon’s World Cup final.
VAR rescues Colombia as ref chalks off penalty for inch-perfect, last-man tackle by Sanchez
What. A. Tackle.
Missed penalty proves costly as Ireland's conquerors Denmark claim narrow opening win
Peru passed up a couple of gilt-edged opportunities.
A tale of two penalties - history made with first World Cup spot-kick awarded by VAR
But then Australia hit back against France with a penalty of their own at the other end.
The improbable 10-goal swing needed to save Swansea and more Premier League talking points
Plus, Chelsea require a minor miracle to deny Liverpool a Champions League spot.
VAR replay clips to be shown on big screens at World Cup in Russia
The technology will help fans understand why a decision is being made.
Premier League clubs vote against VAR next season
However, the clubs agreed to continue with advance testing in the FA Cup and League Cup.
More VAR controversy as Italy awarded penalty to snatch late draw against England
James Tarkowski was deemed to have brought down Federico Chiesa.
Salah scores but Ronaldo comes out on top in battle of the superstars
The 33-year-old Real Madrid player had to wait for the VAR system to validate his goal.
Video Assistant Referee technology set to be used at 2018 World Cup
The final decision on the use of VAR at the World Cup will be made when the FIFA Council meets later this month.
Here are the 2 disallowed goals that caused plenty of controversy at Wembley last night
A former Premier League referee believes mistakes were made.
VAR must be reliable, insists Mourinho despite United's FA Cup progress
There was controversy in this evening’s fifth round tie at Huddersfield.
Controversy as huge flag blocks VAR camera, allowing offside goal to stand
There was mass confusion in Portugal last night.
French police search monastery for man suspected of killing wife and four children
Xavier Dupont de Ligonnes has been on the run since 2011.
Super-sub Murray bundles home late winner as Brighton progress in all-Premier League FA Cup tie
Video Assistant Referee made its debut but the technology wasn’t called upon in the Seagulls’ win over Crystal Palace.
Video Assistant Referee will debut in English football tonight
The technology will be employed during Crystal Palace’s FA Cup encounter with Brighton this evening.
La Liga will join Bundesliga and Serie A as VAR to be introduced in Spain next season
The Spanish top flight has confirmed plans to use video assistant referee technology during the 2018-19 campaign