sport news Gary Lineker fumes after VAR controversy in Tottenham's defeat at Leicester

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Add to the drama, don't kill it! Gary Lineker fumes after VAR controversy in Tottenham's defeat at Leicester Lineker has criticised VAR and claimed that it's 'sucking the life out of football'   Critics of the system voiced their outrage at the decision which cost Tottenham Former Spurs striker Lineker tweeted: 'the way VAR is being used is c**p' 

By Nick Callow For Mail On Sunday

Published: 22:33 BST, 21 September 2019 | Updated: 22:33 BST, 21 September 2019

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Gary Lineker claims VAR is ‘sucking the life out of football’ after a knife-edge offside call denied Tottenham a goal in their 2-1 defeat at Leicester.

Son Heung-min was adjudged to have been offside by 1.6 cm in the build-up to Serge Aurier’s 64th-minute effort which would have put Spurs two goals in front.

The Mail on Sunday revealed last month that the 50 frames-per-second footage used by VAR meant officials could not be definitive on marginal offsides.

A knife-edge offside call by VAR denied Tottenham a goal in their 2-1 defeat at Leicester

A knife-edge offside call by VAR denied Tottenham a goal in their 2-1 defeat at Leicester

Critics of the system voiced their outrage at the decision which cost

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