Ref Watch: Liverpool should have been awarded a penalty against Newcastle, says Dermot Gallagher

Liverpool must have been given a penalty when Newcastle shield Jamaal Lascelles hauled Joel Matip, says Dermot Gallagher. The Premier League referee yields with Ref Watch to have his state on a number of the weekend’s biggest incidents, including the possible penalty at Anfield. Penalties for Manchester United and Watford are also considered, plus a…

Video Assistant Referees ‘happy’ with technology and high bar to stay in place

Video assistant referees (VARs) stay”happy” with the way their technology has been utilized in the Premier League and don’t have any immediate plans to change their’high bar’ before intervention, Sky Sports News understands. VAR was involved following incidents in the weekend between the Sebastien Haller of West Ham Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish, the Youri Tielemans…