Live Breathe Sport Podcast Episode 6: A Pope, a Cat and a Cowboy

Tweet *Contains Strong Language* Welcome to the sixth episode of the Live Breathe Sport Podcast. This week we have our usual football roundup with VAR controversy being the centre of attention once again, along with news from the FA Cup and around the world. The lads discuss the UFC fight between Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone before Riley gives an update on how England are getting on in South Africa, with a special mention for Italy. Nile talks basketball before Tony gives us an update on tennis and rugby. As…

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VAR is not fit for purpose

Tweet Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in its current form does not fulfil the purpose that fans and referees need it to, and will not work until it does. I don’t know about you, but in the last two months I have heard “clear and obvious error” enough times to last me a lifetime. This, of course, is the benchmark set by the powers that be for a decision to be overturned by VAR. This is my main issue with VAR, which for the record I am in favour of. Before…

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