VAR, For or against

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Re: VAR, For or against

Post by Robbie » Tue Jun 26, 2018 6:18 pm

Yes. But it needs a lot of ironing out.

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Re: VAR, For or against

Post by Algarve Hammer » Tue Jun 26, 2018 6:29 pm

If they can educate the officials to use it correctly, then yes.

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Re: VAR, For or against

Post by Samba » Tue Jun 26, 2018 6:40 pm

Yes but...

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Re: VAR, For or against

Post by EMI » Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:42 pm

No, totally against, even before last nights shambles

The moment spontaneous pure joy of a West Ham goal, quick check of the limo and go nuts will be taken away as we wait for half a dozen numpties to review and decide if it’s a goal. What will be the point of going to the match anymore

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Re: VAR, For or against

Post by szola » Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:55 am

I love VAR

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Re: VAR, For or against

Post by continental skills » Wed Jun 27, 2018 1:13 pm

A good summary of the pros and cons thus far:

https://www.theguardian.com/football/20 ... in-nakrani" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: VAR, For or against

Post by sendô » Wed Jun 27, 2018 1:29 pm

“It’s a red card [for the elbow] or it’s not a red card,” said Queiroz. “My daughter can’t come home and say I’m sort of a granddad; either she’s pregnant or she’s not.”
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Re: VAR, For or against

Post by Estuary » Wed Jun 27, 2018 1:31 pm

Against. It moves the game further from the support and deeper into the hands of the faceless.

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Re: VAR, For or against

Post by pharaoh » Wed Jun 27, 2018 3:06 pm

Estuary wrote:Against. It moves the game further from the support and deeper into the hands of the faceless.
Sorry but I don't get that. How?

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Re: VAR, For or against

Post by Thedogsbilic » Wed Jun 27, 2018 3:40 pm

Against, poor decisions will still be made, players will be making the stupid box signal every decision in the penalty box and extra delays in the game are no good for the match attending fan.

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Re: VAR, For or against

Post by rare as rockinghorse shat » Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:54 pm

Me? I ****ing love it.

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Re: VAR, For or against

Post by Paddy O'Hammer » Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:55 pm

YES!!!

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Re: VAR, For or against

Post by Morocco Mole » Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:55 pm

The Bosche out. Lock ze thread. 8-)
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Re: VAR, For or against

Post by Faithless » Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:56 pm

All is forgiven :lol:

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Re: VAR, For or against

Post by Whitters » Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:19 pm

Even forgetting for the moment that it was against the Erics (I'm trying, honestly), that was the best use of VAR yet, and almost makes me think it's a good thing.

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Re: VAR, For or against

Post by Samba » Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:24 pm

Strange, the votes for, have LEAPT up...

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Re: VAR, For or against

Post by Faithless » Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:29 pm

Samba wrote:Strange, the votes for, have LEAPT up...
It's almost like emotional responses can overly influence and cloud our judgement innit? Maybe voting is a bit flawed :lol:

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Re: VAR, For or against

Post by Harry Hound » Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:55 pm

Unequivocally for.
Raus, Raus, Raus. :lol:

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Re: VAR, For or against

Post by Bamber Gascoigne » Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:43 pm

Wait until we get to the Finals in the USA, where I am sure the format will be.....

"They've gone to VAR - we'll be back with the verdict after a few words from our Sponsors" conveniently every 15 minutes......

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Re: VAR, For or against

Post by Hammer1972 » Thu Jun 28, 2018 1:57 pm

Yes, once they have got the process smoothed out and can speed it up a bit.

Double yes if they use it after the game to punish divers etc.

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