FA Cup to trial Video Assistant Referee (VAR)  in Brighton vs Palace third-round fixture

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Reuters) – Brighton and Hove Albion’s third-round FA Cup meeting with Crystal Palace on Jan. 8 will be the first competitive club match in England in which the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will be used, the Football Association said on Thursday.

VAR involves assistant referees watching the action remotely and then drawing the match referee’s attention to officiating mistakes or missed serious incidents.

The system was first deployed in the country when England hosted Germany in a friendly at Wembley Stadium last month, although it was not called on to make a decision.

The...


FA Cup to trial Video Assistant Referee (VAR)  in Brighton vs Palace third-round fixture


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