Opinions on VAR efficacy in the English Premier League in 2020, by region

At the beginning of the 2019-2020 season, the English Premier League introduced Video Assistant Referees (commonly known as VAR) to all matches. This statistic shows the results of a representative survey of the British Public in relation to the English Premier League, presenting the opinions, of British adults who watch Premier League football matches very or fairly frequently, on the efficacy of VAR within Premier League football matches, by region.
The greatest share of panelists indicated that they thought that VAR had worked fairly badly in the Premier League so far. The North West and Yorkshire and the Humber were the only two regions that exhibited the greatest share of panelists responding that VAR had worked very badly, with 35 percent and 34 percent respectively.

Opinions of British adults on video assistant referee (VAR) efficacy in English Premier League football matches in 2020, by region

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Source

Release date

February 2020

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

15th - 22nd January 2020

Number of respondents

1,419 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

All GB adults who watch Premier League football matches very or fairly frequently

Method of interview

Online Access Panel

Supplementary notes

Question asked: "At the beginning of the 2019-2020 season, the English Premier League introduced Video Assistant Referees (commonly known as VAR) to all matches. How well or badly would you say VAR has worked in the Premier League so far?"

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