Premier League table without VAR strengthens argument to scrap technology

he LED board shows the decision to award Curtis Jones of Liverpool (not pictured) a red card during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool FC at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 30, 2023 in London, England
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A table showing how the Premier League table would have looked if the on-field decisions in every game had been allowed to stand without intervention from VAR makes for interesting reading.

Manchester World crunched the numbers for the season as a whole, publishing the league positions and points that would have been accumulated by each side if video technology had not been in effect.

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Steven Chicken

Steven Chicken has been working as a football writer since 2009, taking in stints with Football365 and the Huddersfield Examiner. Steven still covers Huddersfield Town home and away for his own publication, Steven is a two-time nominee for Regional Journalist of the Year at the prestigious British Sports Journalism Awards, making the shortlist in 2020 and 2023.