League Cup matches will go straight to penalties if the scores are level at the end of 90 minutes from the coming season, after clubs voted to remove extra time, the English Football League (EFL) said on Friday.
The EFL said the withdrawal of the extra 30 minutes of play would help ease the burden on players during midweek cup matches by reducing fatigue.
Penalty shootouts will revert to the traditional format in which teams alternate their spot-kicks, the ruling body said, after last season's competition...
VAR is set to be tested in every Premier League game next season ahead of its potential full introduction in 2019-20, The Times has reported, with the league saying it is "monitoring the trials being conducted in other competitions."
The test regime is likely after The Times reported earlier this month that several top flight clubs had reservations about the technology.
That means its implementation, due to be voted on at a meeting of clubs next month, is likely to be delayed for another year.
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino called the Video Assistant Referee system "embarrassing'' after a chaotic FA Cup replay against Rochdale. Spurs claimed a 6-1 win over the League One side but the match was filled with controversy as Tottenham had two goals disallowed, were denied a penalty and awarded another all at the hands of VAR during a farcical first half at Wembley.
Here, we take a look at other major incidents using the technology in England so far this year.
This is not an easy letter to write, but things just can't go on as they are. Seeing you look so pained and hurt during Arsenal's 3-0 defeat against Manchester City on Thursday night -- not the 3-0 defeat at Wembley, the 3-0 defeat at the Emirates ( I know it's difficult to keep up with them all nowadays) -- was a moment that will live with football lovers forever.
Because it is not just Arsenal supporters who are finding it so tough to watch at the moment. Everybody is hurting now, Arsene.