By Kieran Gill for the Daily Mail

Aubrey Yates
January 13, 2018

The referee of the Brighton v Palace game, Andre Marriner, will be remotely assisted on potentially game-changing decisions related to goals, penalties, straight red cards and cases of mistaken identity by Neil Swarbrick and Peter Kirkup. "You're balancing all the time: "Let's not re-referee the game; let's keep the flow" versus "Let's get the key situations right".

The Scottish FA is open to using a video assistant referee (VAR) but has no plans to implement the system in this season's Scottish Cup.

Dean and his team of officials were confronted by Arsenal boss after Calum Chambers was penalised for a handball in the 88th minute of the 1-1 draw at The Hawthorns.

"That is a little bit longer than we have done in training", said Riley.

"But Chelsea had a corner and Arsenal, I'm not saying they were struggling but you want to take that corner quicker rather than slower and they had to wait and so you get your position back and you wait and you know what's happening".

Martin Atkinson stops play to consult with the Video Assistant Referee during the English League Cup semi-final first leg
Martin Atkinson stops play to consult with the Video Assistant Referee during the English League Cup semi-final first leg

'We are at the start of the process. Some television replays were initially unclear whether the ball brushed against Murray's arm before falling into the net. Did he make contact with his opponent?

"The Scottish FA has maintained a consistent stance on goal-line technology and VAR, both publically and as an important voice within the International Football Association Board (IFAB)", added the SFA spokesman.

To reassess moments during a match, the referee can request a review after making a decision or the VAR can recommend one.

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