Why Nottingham Forest went to war with VAR

Why Nottingham Forest went to war with VAR

By Global

After an explosive statement from a Premier League club alleged that a video-assistant referee, with allegiances to a rival team, should have been removed from their game on Sunday - The Sports Agents reflects on more unintended consequences of VAR and the growing threat to the sport's integrity...

Should a 'melodrama' between Nottingham Forest, the Premier League and the FA ever play out on social media? What was former referee Mark Clattenburg's role in the story and should he resign? And why is the Barcelona President Joan Laporta demanding a replay following their El Clasico defeat on the same day!

The Athletic's David Ornstein joins Gabby & Mark to unpack the conspiracy theories and whether or not there is infact legal recourse for clubs like Forest - plus his breaking story on Sporting's highly coveted head coach Ruben Amorim and if he'll be heading to West Ham this summer.

Later, following Sunday's London Marathon, Ultra-marathon runner Jasmin Paris joins us to talk about the Barkley Marathons - after she became the first woman to finish the legendary race - which makes 26.2 miles sound like a stroll in the city!

Executive Producer: Adonis Pratsides

Video Producers: Sam Trudgill & Rory Symon

Social Media Editor: Georgia Foxwell

Tom Hughes is Editor for The News Agents podcast network

Vicky Etchells is the Commissioning Editor for Global

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Jim Ratcliffe with Gabby Logan at the London Marathon (BBC)

Gary Neville (Sky Sports)

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