Soccer lawmaker says issue with 'overzealous' video referees

From FOX Sports - January 9, 2018

LONDON (AP)A member of soccers lawmaking body says a problem with over-zealous video assistant referees needs to be resolved before the technology is approved for use at the World Cup.

The International Football Association Board has been overseeing trials with video replay over the last two years.

FIFA, which holds half of the eight IFAB votes, wants video assistant referees (VARs) at the World Cup in Russia in June. Approval is likely to come at a March meeting of IFAB, which also features the four British federations.


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