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VAR in the spotlight again

Jim White & Simon Jordan discuss VAR, after last night's match between Fulham and Wolves. Will we ever get to a point where technology is no longer the story? They speak to Greater Manchester Metro Mayor Andy Burnham, an Everton season-ticket holder on their 10-point deduction. Plus clubs who signed up to the FA’s diversity code collectively failed to meet any of their recruitment targets over the past year. Kick It Out CEO Tony Burnett is a guest. 

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