VAR was brought in to simplify football and help it run smoother. That has... not happened.
Unfortunately the 'robot referees' aren't half as cool as they sound...
"It takes so long for things to happen, there’s no point in having it nowadays, I feel. It ruins the game.”
Before the pandemic there were "f*** VAR" chants; now we all just quietly wait for the VAR check.
The offside lines are thicker. The lines between what was a foul and what is now are blurred. VAR is creeping away.
Fourteen spot-kicks were given in the 36 group games, compared to seven at the same stage of Euro 2016.
FIFA president Infantino has previously said that VAR-related delays create “another layer of adrenaline”.
Next season will be the last we see of VAR, at least as it is. Supporters will see it off as soon as they come back.
One of the worst byproducts of VAR is how it dominates the discourse. The football becomes secondary.
Allardyce was once an advocate for VAR but he now thinks it's making the headlines too often.
Lots of Liverpool fury in the mailbox, but also some thoughts on Mourinho and love for Alex Scott.
Klopp was all for VAR when it came in, but admits he is changing his mind. Mainly because his players are getting chilly...
Liverpool have themselves and Video Assistant Referee (VAR) to blame after Brighton held them to a draw.
It's close to a one-issue mailbox on this chilly Sunday. No prizes on offer for guessing that subject.
Bamford was frustrated as full time as his goal had been ruled out for Leeds early in the first half.
Klopp has asked for VAR to be explained to him after two hugely controversial decisions earlier today.
The Mailbox sees no reason why Man City and Liverpool won't meet in Istanbul. Also: Ramos, VAR, and dreams...
Arsene Wenger's VAR 'solution' just sounds like revenge on Jose and co. And it solves nothing.
Engels was adjudged to have fouled Steven Bergwijn by VAR.
Wolves skipper Conor Coady insists referees and players still remain baffled by VAR.
The pitchside monitor has been used just once this season.
Using geometry is to misread what sport is - to a degree that is beyond reckless...
The Mailbox urges Arsenal fans to get behind Mikel Arteta. Also: Liverpool and invincibility, and loads of VAR...
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has admitted VAR is "a mess" but said there is no going back.
Wenger insists the system is "working much better than people think".
The use of VAR has been given a mark of seven out of 10 by Neil Swarbrick.
Just because they won't install screens shouldn't mean everyone else can't use them. Also: mails on Spurs, Lawro and Nketiah...
It is understood that southern-based managers did not express strong views against the current system.
The Mailbox features an important response to Johnny Nic's piece. Also: Bayern and Arsenal's manager search...
Marco Silva criticised the inconsistency of VAR after Everton conceded a contentious late penalty.