GOAL LINE TECHNOLOGY

  • Jerome Valcke favours 'goalline' but opposes video replay September 12, 2014

    Panama City: FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke said he is against the use of video replay during games because it takes away the essence of football. Valcke on Thursday praised the use of goalline technology, which helps referees determine whether the ball actually crossed the goal line as it was brought...
  • Goalline technology to be used at Euro 2016, says Sepp Blatter June 28, 2014

    Rio de Janerio: UEFA president Michel Platini will introduce goalline technology at the 2016 European Championship in France, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Friday. Platini, the former France midfielder and national coach, has been a staunch opponent of the system in his seven years as UEFA chief. The system is being...
  • World Cup 2014: Goalline technology makes a controversial debut, denies Karim Benzema a hattrick June 16, 2014

    The much talked about goalline technology finally made an appearance at the World Cup. As Karim Benzema's left foot strike thundered against the goal post the referee's watch signaled 'No Goal', and then a few seconds later it flashed 'Goal'. Sandro Ricci was left confused, as were the commentators. In...
  • 2014 FIFA World Cup first to use goalline technology June 11, 2014

    The new technology could be the crucial difference between a team winning or losing in this edition of the World Cup. ...
  • Goalline technology to debut in Africa December 11, 2013

    Agadir (Morocco): Goalline technology (GLT) will make its debut in Africa in the 2013 FIFA Club World Cup here. GoalControl GmbH was selected for the tournament as part of a tender process after the world's football governing body FIFA invited all four FIFAlicenced GLT providers to submit their proposals, reports Xinhua. The...
  • Germany in no hurry to introduce goalline technology August 13, 2013

    Berlin: Germany will wait before introducing goalline technology despite a wrong call in the Bundesliga on Saturday, when a goal wasn't given despite the ball crossing the line. Hoffenheim forward Kevin Volland's goal was not awarded after the ball spun back out over the line during his side's 22 draw with...
  • English Premier League to use HawkEye goalline technology April 11, 2013

    Manchester: The English Premier League is the first leading club competition to approve the use of goalline technology, and HawkEye will be deployed at stadiums from next season. The Spanish and German leagues, however, said on Thursday they would hold off from giving referees hightech aids for at least two years,...
  • Premier League set to adopt goalline technology: FA April 9, 2013

    London: English Football Association (FA) general secretary Alex Horne believes the Premier League will approve the introduction of goalline technology from next season at a meeting this week. Horne told the BBC he thought the equipment was always an "ideal piece of technology to allow into the game" ahead of...
  • FIFA picks GoalControl goalline tech system April 3, 2013

    Geneva: FIFA surprisingly opted for GoalControl on Tuesday as their goalline technology system to be used at next year's World Cup in Brazil, picking the littleknown German project ahead of more established rivals like HawkEye. GoalControl4D uses 14 highspeed cameras placed strategically around a stadium to track a ball's position, in...
  • Jerome Champagne urges video replay use for referees March 11, 2013

    Zurich: FIFA presidential hopeful Jerome Champagne says referees should be allowed to consult video replays and that football needs to accept the "inevitable" use of technology. Champagne suggests in a document sent to FIFA member nations that video replays could help referees judge situations such as offside on disputed goals, red...
  • Third goal-line technology system approved by FIFA February 25, 2013

    Zurich: A third goal-line technology system has been approved and granted a licence, making it eligible to be considered for use at the 2014 World Cup, FIFA said in a statement on Monday. The German-manufactured Cairos system uses magnetic fields set up around the goals to determine whether or not the...
  • FIFA confirms goalline technology in World Cup February 19, 2013

    Zurich: Goalline technology will be used at the 2014 World Cup and two more systems could be considered in addition to the existing pair, soccer's world governing body FIFA said on Tuesday. Two systems, Hawkeye and Goalref, have so far been licensed by FIFA and both were used at last...
  • Goal line technology a waste of millions of euros: Platini December 12, 2012

    Kuala Lumpur: Even as world body FIFA seems to slowly embrace goal line technology, UEFA chief Michel Platini rejected it insisting it is unnecessary waste of millions of euros. Platini, on a visit to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) house in Kuala Lumpur Tuesday, simply replied "No" when asked if...
  • Goalline technology passes another hurdle October 23, 2012

    Zurich: Goalline technology providers GoalRef and HawkEye have been authorised to install their systems worldwide after signing licence agreements with FIFA, soccer's world governing body said on Tuesday. As part of the licensing agreement, the two companies have also had to take out liability insurance in case their equipment makes a...
  • FIFA to introduce goalline technology July 5, 2012

    Zurich: Football finally embraced goalline technology as FIFA's lawmaking panel approved two systems for use in matches on Thursday. FIFA will introduce goalline technology at the seventeam Club World Cup in Japan in December, and plans to use it in Brazil at the 2013 Confederations Cup and 2014 World Cup, secretary...
  • EPL eyes goalline technology for next season March 4, 2012

    London: The Premier League is considering using goalline technology in matches from the start of next season in August, with feasibility studies taking place even before the definitive decision by football's rulemakers in July. The International Football Association Board on Saturday rejected six devices and approved two for a final round...