Milan: AC Milan want Serie A to implement UEFA's system of using extra linesmen behind the goals "as soon as possible", after being on the wrong end of two goalline controversies in the space of a few weeks.
The club's chief executive Adriano Galliano has written an open letter to the Italian FA asking for the system to be used at least until soccer's ruling body FIFA decides whether or not to accept goalline technology.
"Everyone makes mistakes," said Galliani in the letter published on the club's website. "But some are very difficult to accept, no matter how much reason and comprehension we try to find. I realise technological solutions, which have been proposed by many parties, could still encounter obstacles and not be accepted. But I think there is no reason why we can't adopt the system used already in the Champions League."
Leaders Milan were denied a clear goal against title rivals Juventus when officials failed to spot Sulley Muntari's header had crossed the line. Milan were leading 1-0 at the time but eventually drew 1-1....more
02:19 PM, Apr 03, 2012