At the start of 2019, the VPF announced to a fair bit of fanfare that VAR was coming to the V.League 1, or at least to the handful of stadiums with the facilities to use the technology.
The wheels well and truly fell off on the evening of February 3 (UK time) when Liverpool were outthought, outclassed and outplayed by Brighton.
Refereeing standards have gone backwards because of VAR, and while I don’t really see things improving in the short term, there has to be some sort of review of the system.
Every now and then, certain actors hit the big screen whose stature alone is enough to put them head and shoulders above the rest.
Enough has been written about video assistant referees this week. Plenty has been said about Liverpool’s last-minute disallowed goal against Everton last week and as far as Virgil van Dijk’s injury is concerned, I’ve heard already too much.
Vietnamese and Cambodian officials exchanged border topographic maps at 1:25,000 scale at Mộc Bài International Border Gate, the southern province of Tây Ninh on Saturday.