Lee Mason not selected as VAR for this weekend’s Premier League fixtures | Football League

Lee Mason has not been selected as a video assistant referee for any Premier League match at the weekend, following a controversial disallowed goal for Newcastle against Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Mason, who became a dedicated VAR at the start of last season after retiring as an on-field referee, was in the booth for the match. The on-field referee, Michael Salisbury, initially awarded an own goal by Tyrick Mitchell but was recommended to review the incident by Mason.

Salisbury then gave a foul against Joe Willock who had collided with the Palace goalkeeper Vicente Guaita. Replays suggested…

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