Premier League goal technology

The Premier League has said it will will use goal-line technology provided by the British-based firm Hawk-Eye from next season.

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Goal-line technology at home and abroad

International

Europe

  • UEFA currently uses extra referees stood behind the goal during its European club competitions
  • UEFA's president said in March that goal-line technology (GLT) was too expensive for the Champions League
  • Italy's FA, which also uses extra officials, said yesterday it saw "no need" for extra technology

England

  • The English FA have long been in favour of using GLT but were prevented from doing so until the International FA Board (IFAB) approved it in July 2012
  • Twenty Premier League chairmen will gather to vote through the use of a GLT system at a conference in Manchester today

FA expected to announce goal-line technology use

Frank Lampard's shot crosses the line against Germany in the 2010 World Cup, but the goal was not given. Credit: DPA

The FA and the Premier League are expected to announce details of the domestic use of goal-line technology in football today.

The sport's bosses, including FA chairman David Bernstein, will be speaking on the final day of the Soccerex Conference in Manchester.

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