SoccerBetter Episode 03: VAR

SoccerBetter Episode 3 is all about VAR. Join Liz and LauraEllen as they discuss research on the use of new technology in soccer officiating and the controversy that surrounds it.

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Episode 3 References:

  1. Video-Assisted Referring in Association Football- Possible Adverse Effect on Uncertainty of Outcome, Haugen, 2019
  2. The impact of video speed on the decision-making process of sports officials, Spitz, et al., 2018
  3. The science behind sport, Blackman, 2018
  4. Review on Video Referring using Computer Vision in Football, Badami, et al., 2018


Mike Sparks

In addition to watching, coaching, and occasionally playing soccer, Mike also enjoys talking all things soccer over at the Mon Goals podcast. Go give the show a listen and let him know what you think