English Premier League Confirms Three Major Changes In VAR – See Changes
The English Premier League has assured fans the unpopular Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system will be coming with new improvements in 2021/22.
The league released a formal statement on Wednesday to confirm the three central changes in VAR:
The assistant delaying the flag for offsides
Principles for decision-making around what challenges by players should constitute fouls.
◆ Marginal offsides
◆ Delaying the flag for offsides
◆ What contact constitutes a foul
There will be three main changes to VAR implementation for the 2021/22 #PL season
— Premier League (@premierleague) August 4, 2021
Full Statement from the EPL:
“The 2021/22 season will be the third in the competition with Video Assistant Referees (VAR).
“Each season of VAR brings learning opportunities, and the implementation of VAR will adjust in line with those to bring further improvements.