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Offline Nev

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Re: VAR
« Reply #1920 on: January 31, 2021, 10:38:55 AM »
It doesn't work.

Offline wittonwarrior

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Re: VAR
« Reply #1921 on: January 31, 2021, 10:53:24 AM »
it doesn't work in football and never can, perhaps for offsides but only if the law is clear and fair, but football is an aerobic sport, Rugby and Cricket are anaerobic  (sorry for the big word - I know it doesn't suit me)

Offline Risso

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Re: VAR
« Reply #1922 on: January 31, 2021, 10:55:44 AM »
All it really needed for offsides was to leave the on field rules as they were, and for VAR to review the ones that the assistant refs miss that are a foot or more offside.

Offline West Derby Villan

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Re: VAR
« Reply #1923 on: January 31, 2021, 11:14:09 AM »
It’s shite

Offline olaftab

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Re: VAR
« Reply #1924 on: January 31, 2021, 11:15:46 AM »
I see that and it was surprising to see a flag go up. Surely though when they reviewed it on VAR they could see Ings is not gaining an advantage.
But he IS gaining an advantage as he is poised on front foot to move towards the goal if ball comes through. Assistant Ref was very good to catch that VAR or no VAR. The official should be praised for excellent work but all that is forgotten with VAR around. 

Offline PeterWithe

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Re: VAR
« Reply #1925 on: January 31, 2021, 11:19:57 AM »
Yup it went for us yesterday but it remains a load of cobblers, we’ve all given it a go, it annoyed everyone so now get rid.

Offline chrisw1

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Re: VAR
« Reply #1926 on: January 31, 2021, 12:11:41 PM »
For what it's worth I thought both decisions were wrong.

Off his knee or not it hit Cash's arm which was sticking out.  It's a pen for me and I'd be fuming if that was against us.

For the offside, it's almost as bad as the Watkins one, except Watkins was being fouled at the same time.  I reckon if the flag hadn't gone up VAR would have called it onside.

I still reckon we're 3 or 4 down on the VAR shit decision metre, so I'm not losing sleep over it.  The VAR Gods still owe us, but yesterday helped.

Offline TelfordVilla

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Re: VAR
« Reply #1927 on: January 31, 2021, 12:15:25 PM »
I dont think ings was offside at the initial shot. I do think he was in an offside position when it came back off the keeper. 

Offline Dave

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Re: VAR
« Reply #1928 on: January 31, 2021, 12:23:00 PM »
I dont think ings was offside at the initial shot. I do think he was in an offside position when it came back off the keeper.

That doesn't make him offside though.

Offline TelfordVilla

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Re: VAR
« Reply #1929 on: January 31, 2021, 12:29:18 PM »
As he recieved the ball from Martinez and there was only Martinez between him and the goal, I believe that is offside.

Offline GordonCowansisthegreatest

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Re: VAR
« Reply #1930 on: January 31, 2021, 12:35:34 PM »
No!

Offline chrisw1

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Re: VAR
« Reply #1931 on: January 31, 2021, 12:41:21 PM »
Definitely not.  It was from the initial pass.

Offline Ian.

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Re: VAR
« Reply #1932 on: January 31, 2021, 12:43:29 PM »
I see that and it was surprising to see a flag go up. Surely though when they reviewed it on VAR they could see Ings is not gaining an advantage.
But he IS gaining an advantage as he is poised on front foot to move towards the goal if ball comes through. Assistant Ref was very good to catch that VAR or no VAR. The official should be praised for excellent work but all that is forgotten with VAR around. 
I don’t know, I think being offside when an arm is the only part of you is not what Offside should be about. The majority of his body is clearly onside, with the birth of VAR we’ve gone from the benefit of doubt from the attacker to now the defender. Too many good goals and acts of brilliance are being chalked off.

I will say though it was nice to see a flag go up for a change and very brave of the linesman, I wonder if that was impulse and they forget they are not supposed to now, which again is a silly rule.

Offline aj2k77

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Re: VAR
« Reply #1933 on: January 31, 2021, 12:46:51 PM »
Abysmal again. Please, please, post season can we knock this failed experiment on the head.

Offline wittonwarrior

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Re: VAR
« Reply #1934 on: January 31, 2021, 12:49:33 PM »
VAR for offsides should work but its not basically in my thoughts so that they dont make the officials look like fools.    Not sure what the role of the current linesman is now.  Looks like he's as redundant as the coalman

 


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