The FA - Stop the VAR system from being used in English football.
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VAR is due to be implemented into the English Premier League as of next year. The addition of Video Assistant Referees will ruin the spontaneity, passion and enjoyment of the game for match going fans, regardless of any improvements made to the system itself. People often point to the success VAR has seen in other sports, such as rugby and cricket, though these sports fundamentally differ to football in terms of flow and excitement.
Decisions can't always be right, with or without VAR, and that was always seen as a compelling part of the game. The purity of the game is why football is the most watched sport in the world, and why it benefits from incredible atmospheres in the stadiums, such as 'La Bombonera' in Argentina - Which we don't see in any other sport. It seems like an odd approach to try and 'fix' what is already universally the most popular sport, by introducing sterilising measures that take away from the spectacle, especially when the money and effort could be better spent on more worthy causes relating to the game.
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