The Guardian podcast discussed this the other week. The issue is the offside rule was invented so the field would not get too stretched, it was not designed to be so exact. I'm not against VAR by the way, but I think we should not be looking for parts of a body as the current rule is interpreted, but rather the position of the core of the body. In other words, back to "even is on" even if the attack has already stepped in the direction of goal. In general, I don't want, for instance, a goal being called back because the attack started with a short throw at the halfway line and it is realized on replay that the throwers foot was on the line. I think we can all agree that we don't want American football, with endless video ref reviews and entertainment sacrificed to exactness. Did you see the Real Madrid v Ajax game the yesterday? For me, it took too long to determine the (3rd) Ajax goal should be allowed and that the AR was not wrong in not calling the ball out of bounds on the sideline. It should take only a few seconds to determine not if the ball was out of bounds, but the AR had not made an obvious error. If the ball was out, it was not obviously out enough to overturn the AR's on the field decision. I wrote this, before I sent it I took a work call, while on the call, out of the side of my eye, I saw the end of the ManU v PSG game - ManU just got a penalty awarded via VAR. Forget everything I said, I friggin HATE var!!