Lee Mason leaves VAR function after Arsenal blunder

later the horrible error which price Arsenal towards Brentford, specialist Premier combination VAR Lee Mason has left the PGMOL “by mutual consent”. He’ll now not do VAR within the Premier combination.

The PGMOL, led by former referee Howard Webb, known as an emergency assembly on Tuesday after two main blunders within the video games between Arsenal and Brentford and Crystal Palace and Brighton. 

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Lee Mason was suspended for matchday 24 after lacking an offside whilst checking Ivan Toney’s equalising objective for Brentford towards Arsenal. 

In spite of this, that was not the tip of the matter. On Friday, the PGMOL revealed that Lee Mason had give up the organisation. 

“PGMOL can confirm that Video Assistant Referee Lee Mason has departed the organisation by mutual consent,” the PGMOL wrote. 

Accordingly, the 51 year-old official, who has been within the prime flight for 15 years, can not proceed within the Premier combination. His mistake may very well be essential within the title race between Arsenal and Man Town as Arteta’s part dropped two factors and it additionally proved to be the tip for the Bolton headquartered official.

February 17, 2023

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