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Premier League
How can VAR minimise the madness?
17:02 Thursday 31st October 2019

You’re at the game and your team has just scored a last-minute winner. You jump up to celebrate and thousands of fans jump up with you and share the same elation. Then you all turn around to realise it’s been…

European Football
Reasons to be hesitant about VAR technology
13:05 Friday 12th January 2018

VAR is a hot topic at the moment, given its recent use in tournaments such as the Carabao Cup and FA Cup. The introduction of VAR aims to bring a 2% reduction in errors. The reduction would improve the referee’s decision making accuracy…

Rule changes that could be introduced to football
17:30 Friday 24th March 2017

Sky Sports recently conducted a poll as part of Support the Ref week, allowing members of the public to vote on what changes they would like introduced to football. As well as looking at the suggestions and outcome, we evaluate the merits of…

The Anarchy at Old Trafford on Saturday
16:01 Sunday 5th March 2017

On paper, it seemed as if Manchester United would comfortably beat a Bournemouth team who are well off the pace, but Eddie Howe's side fought bravely to earn a valuable point on the day. Unfortunately, the game was overshadowed by a poor refereeing…

Claude Puel comments show the issues with video technology
12:36 Tuesday 28th February 2017

Southampton manager Claude Puel has stated that video technology should be installed for offside decisions. Such comments show the issues with video technology.

A numerical defence of British refs
12:27 Tuesday 24th January 2017

Premier League referees have come under an increasing amount of scrutiny this season, with myriad examples of their supposed inadequacies circulating the media. Mike Dean has been the highest profile to be targetted by this new wave of attacks…