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VAR: What is Video Assistant Referee? (Including Pros and Cons)

VAR (Video Assistant Referee) is one of the more recent additions to the rules of soccer.

This allows a second review by the referees for important moments in a soccer game with the aim of reducing instances of errors in judgment.

In this text, we take a look at the background of the technology, the way it functions, and the pros and cons of its implementation.

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What Is A Clean Sheet In Soccer? (Full Explanation)

In sports, a clean sheet refers to a game where a team prevents the opponent from scoring any goals or points.

In the same way, the team that prevents the other from scoring a goal in soccer keeps the clean sheet.

That term varies a bit in American culture where it is sometimes referred to as a “shutout” instead.

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9 Types of Soccer Fouls (Includes Video of 9 Brutal Fouls)

Soccer is also know as the “beautiful game”, and rightly so — most of the time.

During a soccer game, when adrenaline is pumping and emotions are high, people (players, coaches, fans, even referees in some cases!) can get carried away and do something that goes against the rules of the game.

In these cases, the game becomes less “beautiful” and more “brutal” in the way that events unfold.

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