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February 15, 2020

‘Upset’ Wolves boss Nuno wants change to VAR and return of daylight rule

‘Upset’ Nuno Espirito Santo insists something needs to change with VAR after Wolves missed out on a goal in their 0-0 draw against Leicester – and he advocated a return to the ‘daylight’ rule. Willy Boly’s 44th-minute header was disallowed after Pedro Neto’s foot was offside in the build-up. Neto took a short corner, received a pass from Diogo Jota and crossed as he ran away from goal. Matt Doherty then headed the ball back to Boly to nod home. “Something has to be done,” said head coach Nuno. “When you have something and someone takes it away, you don’t…

Wolves fans chant ‘It’s not football any more’ after VAR hits them hard again

Wolves 0 Leicester City 0. Molineux was in meltdown as Wolves were again denied by VAR in their stalemate against Leicester City. Nuno Espirito Santo’s side had their fourth effort of the season in the Premier League chalked off by the video assistant referee after Pedro Neto’s foot was ruled offside before Willy Boly nodded home in the 44th minute. Only Sheffield United with five have been foiled more times by the new ruling system. The marginal decision was extremely harsh, with Neto running away from goal when he crossed to Matt Doherty to head back to Boly after Neto…