This Monday UEFA's executive committee, taking advantage of the celebration of the Euro 2020 draw, have given the green light to VAR being introduced to this season's Champions League.
Manchester City's final group match against Hoffenheim next week is to be used by Uefa as its final non-live trial of VAR, with the system introduced from the first knockout round in February.
It will ensure that at least 34 countries will be represented in UEFA club competitions, compared to today's total of 26.
UEFA president, Aleksander Ceferin, has always been a champion of the use of technology to assist officials, however he wanted every piece of information on the system before permitting it to be used in the governing body's primary competition.
Pelosi threatens to tie Mueller protections to spending bill
Women who oppose Pelosi's bid for speaker take issue with the suggestion that the movement against her is sexist or anti-feminist. But the strength of Pelosi's candidacy was shown in the long line of those nominating her, starting with Rep.
The UEL2 and the Europa League will follow the same format: eight groups of four teams, with the group winners entering the last 16. There will be a play-off before that round for the teams who finish second in the group and sides who finish third in the groups of the higher tournament.
"There was a widespread demand by all clubs to increase their chances of participating more regularly in European competition".
This was in spite of the technology being employed by major European leagues in Europe and the FIFA World Cup finals in Russian Federation this year.
The "Europa League II" will not effect the schedule of either the Champions League or the Europa League as games are set to be played on Thursday afternoons.
"No changes will be made to the format and access list of the UEFAChampions League", said UEFA.
In Europe, January Brent crude futures which expired at the end of the session, lost 80 cents, or 1.3%, to $US58.71 a barrel. Friday saw Baker Hughes report that the number of active domestic rigs drilling for oil rose by 2 to 887 last week.
The oil prices in October, reached a four-year high of $86, but since then the price has dropped to about $60 per barrel. In September Qatar announced it planned to boost gas production to 110 million tonnes per year by 2024.
Bush visits a tent camp for natural disaster survivors on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, in 2006. But he offered nothing but praise in the hours after the former president's death was announced.
Bush has taken his final laps at the Bush Estate following the death of his owner, the 41st president of the United States . He will be buried at the presidential library in Texas, alongside his wife, Barbara Bush, who died seven months ago.
As a new bride, Priyanka was seen wearing the traditional chooda (red and white bangles), sindoor and mangalsutra. Similarly, Priyanka too showered love on her hubby as she made a decision to apply guitar design on her mehendi .
Mitchell Trubisky is expected to miss Sunday's game as he recovers from a sprained AC joint in his throwing shoulder. After a brief scramble, Beckham let rip a 49-yard pass to a wide-open Russell Shepard for a touchdown.
He was a very good man, a great President & a warm hearted, generous American patriot who was a strong ally & friend of the UK. Former Soviet premier Mikhail Gorbachev wrote: "It was a time of great change, demanding great responsibility from everyone".
Ukraine: Huge Russian military buildup on border
After many tense hours of maneuvering, the Russians opened fire and seized the Ukrainian vessels and 24 crew members. Mr Poroshenko has said he tried to arrange a phone call with Mr Putin to discuss the standoff but was refused.
Produce industry expects to ship some romaine again soon
The CDC announced on November 20 that any and all romaine lettuce products in the U.S. should be thrown away due to the risk. The FDA said it has no information to suggest that these growing areas are tied to the current E. coli outbreak.
China agrees US$9b currency swap with Argentina
China, in response, had been threatening to impose taxes on an additional 5,000 types of American imports worth about $60 billion. Zhang also noted that it remains unclear whether Washington and Beijing would be able to "come up with an agreement in 90 days".
Bollywood dazzles at Ranveer-Deepika's wedding reception
Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone kick-started the festivities in India with a reception in the bride's hometown - Bangalore . Over 800 people are expected to attend the reception including crew members and other people associated with filmmaking.
Proposal goes wrong; police to the rescue
NYPD recovered the gorgeous ring from the grate and have since posted it online in an attempt to reunite it with the happy couple. Local man John was proposing to his girlfriend Daniella at Times Square when he dropped the ring down a drain.