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Fans to see VAR incidents at FA Cup semi-finals – claim

Fans will get to see replays of VAR incidents inside an English football stadium for the first time during this weekend’s FA Cup semi-finals.

It means Wolves and Watford supporters on Sunday, as well as those watching the Manchester City v Brighton tie on Saturday, will get to see the same images as the VAR officials, report Sky Sports News.

The FA will extend their present VAR trial, allowing fans at the two Wembley showpiece events the chance to see replays of the most significant incidents referred to the Video Assistant Referee.

Clubs in England are presently banned from showing contentious incidents for fear of sparking unrest on and off the field.

Also, to date, trials of VAR in both the FA Cup and the Carabao Cup have chosen not to replay major incidents on big screens.

However fans of Wolves, Watford, Manchester City and Brighton and Watford will witness the same different angles and slow-motion replays enjoyed by the VAR officials.