VAR in Scottish Football: update needed on start date and ‘education’

VAR are set to join Scottish football in December. SPFL clubs voted to roll out video technology in the Cinch Premiership in April and it remains “on track” to be rolled out in Scotland’s top flight immediately after December’s World Cup. Maxwell is excited to introduce it to the Scottish game but believes its success …

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Neil Doncaster insists SPFL is right about VAR timing and outlines the potential impact both Old Firm clubs will have playing football in the Champions League group stages

VAR is only scheduled to resume on December 17 after a five-week mid-season break while the World Cup finals take place in Qatar. While Premiership clubs are subject to the inconsistency of refereeing decisions only backed by VAR for part of the campaign, Doncaster insist the timing is right. Register to our football newsletter “It’s …

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Steve Cooper ‘proud’ after leading Nottingham Forest to Premier League | Huddersfield robbed on VAR calls, says Michael Hefele | football news

Steve Cooper spoke of his pride in leading Nottingham Forest back to the Premier League, while Michael Hefele said Huddersfield were “robbed” by VAR in the final. Levi Colwill’s own goal sent Forest back to the Premier League for the first time in 23 years as he clinched a 1-0 Championship play-off final win over …

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