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VAR: Unseen incidents explained

30 Jul 2019
VAR EFL Cup Spurs v Chelsea

The VAR has a short window to intervene with unseen incidents.

If the ball is in play, VAR has until the next restart of play.

If the ball is out of play, VAR has until the second restart of play.

The FA's retrospective disciplinary process remains for incidents not captured by the match officials or VAR.

Further VAR reading

VAR protocol
Premier League's VAR principles
Clear and obvious
Referee Review Area (RRA)
Attacking possession phase
Offsides
How offsides are determined by VAR
Penalty kicks
Final decision
VAR Hub
Communications
History of VAR
Frequently Asked Questions

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