FIFA backs goal-line technology

The FIFA president Sepp Blatter has said "goal-line technology is no longer an alternative but a necessity" after Ukraine had a goal controversially not given against England last night, despite a assistant referee based on the goal-line.

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Ministers not attending quarter-final over concerns 'about selective justice'

No UK Government ministers will attend England's Euro2012 quarter final match against Italy on Sunday because of "widespread concerns about selective justice" in co-host nation Ukraine, Downing Street said.

Ministers could attend the semi-final, if England progress that far, as that game takes place in Warsaw, Poland.

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