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Tottenham fullback Rose slams 'ridiculous' VAR system

Danny Rose has slammed VAR after Tottenham's win over Rochdale in their FA Cup fifth-round replay on Wednesday night.

The system was used on three seperate occasions on the night. It added five minutes of stoppage time in the first-half after Tottenham were denied a goal and then awarded a penalty by the video assistant referee.

"It's just complete nonsense if you ask me, waiting around not know what's going on," Rose said. "It's ridiculous. Ridiculous.

"It was interesting, very frustrating and just confusing more than anything. That's just overshadowed a good performance by us and a good performance by Rochdale. There's no word to describe it except frustrating, even though we won 6-1.

"I've had a few messages from friends saying it's a shambles, the VAR. It's been the same in every round it's been used. How can you go from a free-flowing football game for 90 minutes to stopping for one or two minutes for a decision.

"I honestly have no idea how to improve it but what I experienced tonight was not good at all. It is what it is and we just have to get on with it."

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