sport news EFL rules out VAR use in £180m Championship play-off final

EFL rules out VAR use in Championship play-off final... despite match being worth estimated £180m to the winner It has been confirmed that VAR will not be used in Championship play-off final Decision has been taken because VAR has not been used in league competition Goal-line technology will be used in the match, worth an estimated £180million VAR has been deployed on a trial basis in some Carabao Cup games this season

By Matt Slater, Press Association

Published: 14:50 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 15:06 BST, 1 April 2019

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Video assistant referees will not be used in the Sky Bet Championship play-off final despite an estimated £180million windfall for the winners.

It is understood the decision has been taken because VAR has not been in use in league competition but goal-line technology will be used during the match at Wembley on May 27.

The technology has been deployed on a trial basis in some Carabao Cup games but it was not in operation during Sunday's Checkatrade Trophy final at Wembley between Portsmouth and .

This season's Championship play-off final will be worth an estimated £180m to the winners

This season's Championship play-off final will be worth an estimated £180m to the winners

It has been decided that VAR will not be used in the season finale at Wembley Stadium

It has been decided that VAR will not be used in the season finale at Wembley Stadium

Confirmation of the English Football League's stance comes after another weekend of

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