Sports stars weigh in on VAR debate – Sunday’s sporting social

Sports stars and clubs across the world continue to provide an insight into their lives on social media.

Here, the PA news agency looks at some of the best examples from September 27.


Gary Neville, Gary Lineker and Michael Owen were not happy with VAR.

Barrow boss David Dunn also weighed in on the VAR debate during the Tottenham v Newcastle match.

Leeds did not forget Chris Wilder’s words about their players following Sheffield United’s promotion two years ago.

Super Duper Liam Cooper!

Illan Meslier kept the Blades at bay.

Marcus Rashford sends Ben White for not one but two hotdogs.

Gareth Bale cannot wait to return for Spurs.

Gary Lineker joked as to why Son was brought off at half-time against Newcastle.

Arsenal Women midfielder Danielle Van De Donk was looking ahead.

Arsenal’s Ainsley Maitland-Niles was focused.

The Addicks were not happy.

Not a good diet!

Newcastle fans Ant and Dec thanked the latter’s lucky socks.

Micah Richards was not happy with Manchester City.

Jose was not happy.

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A 10 year old picture

A post shared by Jose Mourinho (@josemourinho) on Sep 27, 2020 at 8:50am PDT

Super Sunday!


There is another world champion in the Fury household.

Josh Warrington was happy with his new garment.

Josh Taylor revelled in his win on Saturday night.

Anthony Joshua was in ‘work mode’.


All smiles for Andy Murray…

Match days feels 😄👍#AMCROLAND-GARROS

Posted by Andy Murray on Sunday, September 27, 2020

…but he was later well beaten by Stan Wawrinka in Paris.

Serena was feeling the cold.

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The things you do to stay warm….

A post shared by Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) on Sep 27, 2020 at 6:26am PDT


Sachin Tendulkar could not believe Nicholas Pooran’s fielding in the IPL.

Leeds supporter Richard Pyrah mocks Sheffield United fan Joe Root…

What a stop!

One to watch?


Conor McGregor’s son took a leaf out of his old man’s book.


Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford also had advice for VAR.