VAR:(video Assistant Referee) Technology

in sportstalk •  7 months ago 

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Since the introduction of this technology so far this aspect of reviewing scenes during a match that the referee can't see is been spotted by the VAR if the attention of the situation is needed to check.

What is this VAR ?

The VAR also known as the video Assistant referee is a match official in association football who reviews decisions made by the head referee with the use of video footage and a headset for communication.

Since the introduction of this technology errors have been corrected but the question is, the technology is it 100% guaranteed to detect a particular scene in a match.

Few years back there was no special assisstant to help solve scenerio been displayed in a match whereas only the referee has the final say.

When Was It Introduced ?

The VAR technology was introduced in top flight European football by the German Bundesliga and the Italian Serie A at the beginning of the 2017–18 season. While the Spanish league (la liga) began theirs on the 2018–19 season.

Why Was It Introduced ?

The role of the VAR is to assist the referee to determine whether there was any misconduct in a match that means whereas a goal should be
awarded or not.
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It also assist the referee in issuing card whether red or yellow to a player if such situation is not seen by the ref and also if a penalty should be awarded or not. All this will be notified using the VAR system.
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In other words the VAR also helps in notifying the referee if a goal is scored offside or not.
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Since the introduction of this technology it now makes errors in a match reduce compared to the matches played in previous years.

In conclusion the VAR can make a referee make better decisions during match.

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Interesting how technology gets more and more into sports. We're talking soccer here, do we? Unfortunately your source link references are broke so far. You'd probably want to correct these. Steem on!

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