VAR will be used in the Emirates FA Cup third round

Wednesday 19 Dec 2018
Nine third round ties will use a VAR in the new year

A Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will be used in nine Emirates FA Cup third round ties in the new year.

A VAR was in place to assist the match officials in a number of ties, including the Final, last season.

VAR in the third round:

Saturday 5 January 2019
AFC Bournemouth v Brighton & Hove Albion (12.30pm GMT)
Burnley v Barnsley (12.30pm GMT)
West Ham United v Birmingham City (12.30pm GMT)
Manchester United v Reading (12.30pm GMT)
Crystal Palace v Grimsby Town (5.30pm GMT)
Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers (5.30pm GMT)

Sunday 6 January 2019
Fulham v Oldham Athletic (2pm GMT)
Manchester City v Rotherham United (2pm GMT)

Monday 7 January 2019
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Liverpool (7.45pm GMT)

By FA Staff