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Tag Archives: Video Assistant Referee

Oceania’s OFC referees gain invaluable VAR experience!

Fourteen Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) officials took the opportunity to upskill in Sydney on November 25/26. Football Federation Australia facilitated a VAR course for them, designed to show how the video assistant referee system works. The course was run by Mathew Cheeseman, Edward Lennie and Renae Coghill of the FFA. …

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Asian VMOs ready to showcase technical expertise at Qatar 2022!

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system was implemented for the first time at the 2018 FIFA World Cup – Russia and four years later, a team of 24 Video Match Officials (VMOs) have been entrusted to operate the game-changing system in Qatar. Forming Asia’s stellar line-up are none other than …

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VAR implementation aids Singapore referee’s FIFA World Cup dream!

Enter the corridors of the Singapore Football Association [FAS] and it is clear they take great pride in their achievements – and with good reason too. Lining the walls are plaques honouring the landmarks and history-makers of local football, be it players, administrators or referees. A new name is now …

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CONCACAF referees well represented at 2022 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India!

This Tuesday, the FIFA Referees Committee announced the match officials for the 2022 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup in India, which is scheduled to take place October 11-30. Referees from the CONCACAF region will be well represented in India, with a total of 14 referees scheduled to serve as either …

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Asia’s match officials confirmed for 2022 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup – India!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC)’s talented match officials will take centre stage at the 2022 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup – India after 14 referees, assistant referees and video match officials from seven Member Associations (MAs) were appointed to the showpiece. Pansa Chaisanit of Thailand, Edita Mirabidova of Uzbekistan and …

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Match Officials for 2022 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India appointed!

The FIFA Referees Committee officially announced the lists of the match officials who have been appointed to officiate at the forthcoming 2022 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup – India. A total of 14 women referees, 28 women assistant referees, three support referees and 16 video match officials will take charge …

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FIFA Forward supports introduction of VAR in Azerbaijan!

Ahead of the new season of the Azerbaijan Premier League which kicks off on Friday, August 5, the FIFA Forward programme has funded the implementation of new technology. Video Assistant Referees (VAR) will be operational for the first time in 2022/23, as well as for Azerbaijan Cup games. FIFA’s financial …

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Semi-automated offside technology to be used at 2022 FIFA World Cup!

FIFA has announced that semi-automated offside technology will be used at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar starting on November 21, offering a support tool for the video match officials and the on-field officials to help them make faster, more accurate and more reproducible offside decisions on the biggest …

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VAR approved by Scottish Professional Football League clubs!

SPFL clubs have voted at their general meeting today to approve the introduction of VAR technology at Premiership matches next season. The vote means that VAR technology will be installed at every cinch Premiership ground over the coming months, with a full launch expected following the conclusion of the FIFA …

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Scottish Professional Football League clubs to vote on VAR introduction on April 19!

The Scottish Professional Football League today confirmed that there will be a vote on Tuesday, April 19 on whether to introduce VAR to the cinch Premiership. The SPFL has this afternoon circulated a resolution to all 42 member clubs, who will be asked to vote on its introduction at the …

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