- Last week FIFA announced it had selected a German 'GoalControl' system to be used at the Confederations Cup next year and probably the World Cup in 2013
- Previously against the use of technology, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said Frank Lampard's wrongly-disallowed England goal was a turning point
- 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
- 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
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