Video Assisted Referee VAF was introduce in the sport industry to help minimize errors refereeing mistakes during officiating matches, but the technology has come under criticism from Premier League managers who have lost faith in the system.
The VAR was introduced in the 2019/20 season for “clear and obvious errors” or “serious missed incidents” in specific situations.
The promise was that it would lead to "more correct and fairer judgements", even though the Premier League conceded that 100 percent accuracy was impossible.
But club managers are losing faith due recent obvious errors in some high-profile matches that have twarted results during action on the field of play.
This raise more concerns as Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta initiated a protest and petition against the turn out of the decision to let Newcastle’s goal stand after his team’s 1-0 defeat last weekend, labelling it a “disgrace”.
Anthony Gordon’s second-half goal was checked for three separate VAR offences but survived them all to earn Newcastle the three points.
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"We didn't deserve to lose the match," Arteta told Sky Sports. "We lost the match because of the clear and obvious decisions. It's embarrassing. A disgrace." The Spaniard's comments were made in the heat of the moment but the club came out strongly in support of their manager in a statement the following day. "Arsenal Football Club wholeheartedly supports Mikel Arteta's post-match comments after yet more unacceptable refereeing and VAR errors on Saturday evening," Arsenal said.