Goal Line Technology

  • Goal-line technology to be used at Euro 2016, says Sepp Blatter June 28, 2014

    Rio de Janerio: UEFA president Michel Platini will introduce goal-line 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: Goal-line technology makes a controversial debut, denies Karim Benzema a hat-trick June 16, 2014

    The much talked about goal-line 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 goal-line 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. ...
  • Goal-line technology to debut in Africa December 11, 2013

    Agadir (Morocco): Goal-line 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 FIFA-licenced GLT providers to submit their proposals, reports Xinhua. The...
  • Germany in no hurry to introduce goal-line technology August 13, 2013

    Berlin: Germany will wait before introducing goal-line 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 2-2 draw with...
  • English Premier League to use Hawk-Eye goal-line technology April 11, 2013

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

    London: English Football Association (FA) general secretary Alex Horne believes the Premier League will approve the introduction of goal-line 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 goal-line tech system April 3, 2013

    Geneva: FIFA surprisingly opted for GoalControl on Tuesday as their goal-line technology system to be used at next year's World Cup in Brazil, picking the little-known German project ahead of more established rivals like Hawk-Eye. GoalControl-4D uses 14 high-speed 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 goal-line technology in World Cup February 19, 2013

    Zurich: Goal-line 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...
  • Goal-line technology passes another hurdle October 23, 2012

    Zurich: Goal-line technology providers GoalRef and Hawk-Eye 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 goal-line technology July 6, 2012

    Zurich: Football finally embraced goal-line technology as FIFA's lawmaking panel approved two systems for use in matches on Thursday. FIFA will introduce goal-line technology at the seven-team 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 goal-line technology for next season March 4, 2012

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