The Football League is ready to introduce Var technology for the £195 million scramble to attain the Premier League in this season’s Championship play-offs.
Championship golf equipment combating for promotion have all been provided the choice of video assistant referees for the semi-finals and remaining, and it’s understood the response has proved overwhelmingly constructive.
While Var is used in the Premier League, and later levels of the FA Cup and League Cup, it has by no means been trialled in the Championship earlier than, however the EFL consider will probably be essential with a lot at stake.
It was estimated final year that promotion to the Premier League may be price up to £195 million, with Fulham and Bournemouth each clinching their returns to the highest division.
Nottingham Forest, Huddersfield Town, Sheffield United, Luton Town, Middlesbrough and Millwall are the six golf equipment in competition to safe 4 of the play-off locations in Saturday’s remaining league match of the season.
At Thursday’s EFL board meeting, the proposal to use Var in the crunch matches later this month was provided to these golf equipment.
With many Championship golf equipment annoyed this season over refereeing choices which they argue has value them factors – most lately in Forest’s defeat at Bournemouth on Tuesday evening – the probabilities of Var being launched are very excessive.
Forest have been controversially denied a penalty when Sam Surridge, the ahead, was wrongly adjudged to be offside earlier than he was introduced down by goalkeeper Mark Travers as he tried to spherical him in the primary half.