Check complete: Time to throw VAR on the football scrapheap and let referees have full control again

Brighton and Aston Villa players wait to see if a goal will be disallowed for offside (Image credit: Getty Images)

Premier League clubs have a huge opportunity to fix one of the biggest problems in modern football and inject some joy back into the game when they vote on the future of VAR at next month’s AGM.

Wolves have called for VAR to be scrapped and it will now be discussed at a meeting of all 20 Premier League clubs on June 6 in Harrogate. In order for Wolves’ proposal to pass they will need the support of two thirds of the league (14 clubs) - which at this stage looks unlikely.

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James Andrew

James Andrew is the editor of FourFourTwo, overseeing both the magazine and website. James is an NCTJ qualified journalist and began his career as a news reporter in regional newspapers in 2006 before moving into sport a year later. In 2011 he started a six year stint on the sports desk at the Daily Mail and MailOnline. James was appointed editor of FourFourTwo in December 2019. Across his career James has interviewed the likes of Franco Baresi, Sir Alex Ferguson, David Beckham and Michael Owen. James has been a Fulham season ticket holder since the mid-1990s and enjoys watching them home and away, through promotion and relegation.