Lee Mason has not been named as a video assistant referee for any of this weekend’s Premier League fixtures after he controversially disallowed a Newcastle United aim towards Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Tyrick Mitchell scored a second-half personal aim, however referee Michael Salisbury was advisable to evaluate the incident by Mason, who believed that Joe Willock fouled goalkeeper Vicente Guaita.
Whereas Salisbury overturned the choice and gave a free-kick to Palace, additional replays steered that Mitchell shoved Willock into Guaita, and subsequently the aim ought to have stood.
Mason, a devoted VAR after retiring from refereeing, has not been named as an official for gameweek seven.
His resolution is one among a number of which might be being reviewed by the Premier League and PGMOL from final weekend, with the latter already admitting that Mitchell’s personal aim ought to have stood and that West Ham’s late equaliser at Chelsea was incorrectly dominated out.
Nevertheless, in contrast to Mason, referee Andrew Madley and VAR Jarred Gillett have each been chosen as officers for the upcoming weekend regardless of their errors at Stamford Bridge.
The Premier League wasn’t the one division in England to have vital officiating controversy on the weekend.
The Championship match between Huddersfield and Blackpool was marred after goal-line know-how did not reward the previous an equaliser, regardless of an effort from Yuta Nakayama crossing the road.