Serie A clubs ask governing body for on-field ‘VAR challenges’

Share on facebook
Share on whatsapp
Share on telegram
February 14, 2020
    Add a header to begin generating the table of contents
    Scroll to Top

    VAR

    Italian football has been using the video assistant referee system since the 2017-18 season

    Could a system where managers are able to use ‘VAR challenges’ be introduced in Italian football?

    Serie A began using the current video assistant referee system in 2017-18 but it has been criticised by managers.

    Italian football’s governing body, the FIGC, has now asked Fifa for a system where clubs can challenge decisions and ask for technology to intervene.

    It comes after a number of Serie A clubs requested the FIGC made changes to allow an on-field review by teams.

    The FIGC believes managers should be allowed to challenge decisions like in some other sports.

    In top-level tennis events, players get three challenges per set where they can ask for close line calls to be reviewed, while teams can also ask for reviews in international cricket.

    The FIGC says it is “convinced that, by continuing the path already undertaken, football can be brought into a dimension ever closer to the millions of fans, without affecting the referee’s authority but rather by providing him with concrete tools”.

    It has informally put the idea to Fifa’s rule-making body, the International Football Association Board (Ifab), and says it is ready to experiment with the use of challenges.

    The subject could be discussed when Ifab holds its Annual General Meeting in Belfast on 29 February.

    Source

    Football
    Covid-19: Arsenal trio affected before Man City game

    Arsenal have lost both matches they have played since the Premier League resumed last week Three Arsenal players were unable to train in the build-up …

    Football
    Jan Vertonghen: Tottenham defender signs extension until end of season

    Jan Vertonghen has made 228 Premier League appearances for Tottenham Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen has signed a contract extension until the end of the season. …

    Football
    Man City: Pep Guardiola has ‘ideas for the transfer market’ and expects to ‘fight’ for title next season

    City are 23 points behind leaders Liverpool Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he has “ideas for the transfer market” and expects to “fight” for …

    Subscribe
    Notify of
    guest
    0 Comments
    Inline Feedbacks
    View all comments
    February 14, 2020
      Add a header to begin generating the table of contents
      Scroll to Top
      • Bookmakers Bonus
      Fonbet

      Registration bonus up to 250 Euro!

      Winmasters
      Parimatch
      0
      Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
      ()
      x
      This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.