Testing times for goal judge

Basingstoke based company Hawk-Eye are one of several companies in the running for this multi-million pound contract. Today they are trying to prove their system can relay whether the ball has crossed the goaline to a wristwatch worn by the referee in under a second.

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Goalmouth tests for Hawk-Eye

Hawk-Eye, developed by a designer in Hampshire, is already used in cricket and tennis. Today, it was being tested at St Mary's football ground in Southampton for a trial match next week.