Live Breathe Sport Podcast Episode Five

Tweet *Contains Strong Language* Welcome to the Fifth Episode of the Live Breathe Sport Podcast. This week the boys return to sport, with VAR the big topic yet again. Furthermore, they debate whether Sergio Aguero is the best overseas import in Premier League history before going through the usual foreign and lower league football roundup. Riley talks sledging in cricket and whether people are overreacting to Jos Buttler’s latest incident before Tony runs us through the latest updates in Formula One and tennis. As always the podcast is rounded out…

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Former Premier League official Matt Messias thinks referees wearing microphones is VAR from the answer to technology troubles

Matt Messias thinks refs should not be heard talking to players on live broadcasts

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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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