Premier contract for local firm

The Premier League will use goal-line technology provided by British-based firm Hawk-Eye from next season, it was agreed today. The Hawk-Eye system was designed in Romsey, built in Basingstoke and tested at Reading's Madjeski stadium.

Hampshire firm's technology in the Premier League

Goal-line technology provides accurate readings Credit: ITV News

The Premier League will use goal-line technology provided by British-based firm Hawk-Eye from next season, it was agreed today. The Hawk-Eye system was designed in Romsey, built in Basingstoke and tested at Reading's Madjeski stadium.

League sources confirmed to the Press Association that the Hawk-Eye system was ratified at a meeting of the 20 top-flight clubs in London today.

A German system, GoalControl, had also been under consideration after submitting a tender.

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