UEFA oppose goal-line technology

The major opponent to goal-line technology is European soccer's governing body UEFA which on Saturday asked for the final decision to be postponed.

Michel Platini
UEFA president Michel Platini Credit: Nigel French/EMPICS Sport

UEFA president Michel Platini has put his faith in a five-man refereeing team which includes two assistants on the goal-line and could also be adopted by the IFAB on Thursday.

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Goal-line technology approved

International football lawmakers have approved the use of goal-line technology. The historical decision means systems to detect whether a ball has crossed the line could be in place in the Premier League early next year.