VAR officials back to work in Premier League after Tottenham-Liverpool controversy

The VAR screen checking a possible offside for a Luis Diaz goal between Liverpool and Tottenham in September 2023, which was wrongly disallowed following a VAR mix-up.
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The VAR officials responsible for the mix-up which saw Liverpool's Luis Diaz denied a perfectly good goal in the Premier League game against Tottenham late last month will be back on duty after the international break.

Darren England and Dan Cook allowed the match to continue after a check, believing that the on-field decision had been to award the goal. Instead, the original call was offside and that was the one which stood. And when the game restarted, they were unable to correct their mistake.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.