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Women’s Super League will not introduce VAR despite criticism from Chelsea boss Emma Hayes following Arsenal defeat in season opener

Women’s Super League will not introduce VAR despite criticism from Chelsea boss Emma Hayes following Arsenal defeat in season opener
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Oliver Dawnay

sixth September 2021,
11: 02 pm

Up to this point: sixth September 2021,
11: 02 pm

Video Assistant Refereeing is maybe not applied in the Females’s Huge League any time soon – despite calls from Chelsea boss Emma Hayes for its introduction.

The Blues boss claimed gamers and executives in ladies people’s soccer are made to feel savor ‘second-class electorate’ because of the the absence of the technology in the game.

Hayes wants VAR in women’s football as soon as possible

Hayes desires VAR in ladies people’s soccer as soon as potential

Her comments came after her side fell infamous of a controversial purpose from Beth Mead, who looked offside, in their 3-2 defeat at Arsenal on Sunday.

On the opposite hand, it is known the Soccer Affiliation has no plans to implement video technology any time soon because of the the logistical components.

Given the in sort TV coverage the WSL’s opening weekend got, Hayes believes the ladies people’s game wants to transfer with the times.

She acknowledged: “By striking our product on Sky it will get other folks to lift the inquire, why isn’t there VAR?

Arsenal defeated Chelsea in their WSL opener on Sunday

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Arsenal defeated Chelsea in their WSL opener on Sunday

“We promote our game quick – we’ve received dilapidated to VAR and purpose-line technology so I have confidence savor not having it in the ladies people’s game, I have confidence savor second-class electorate.”

The self-discipline is that teams in the WSL play at National League stadiums – equivalent to West Ham at Dagenham & Redbridge – which can’t accommodate VAR.

It is some distance legendary the value of installing it would possibly possibly be too noteworthy in every single place in the clubs at this stage of the advance of the ladies people’s game.