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'Shaving foam' free kick spray to be used in Premier League

The Premier League has confirmed the vanishing spray that was dubbed the 'shaving foam' spray during this summer's World Cup will be used from the start of the football season.

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Scudamore: 'Vanishing Spray benefited everyone'

The Premier League has announced it has decided to introduce “Vanishing Spray” for use in all matches in the 2014/15 Barclays Premier League season.

Premier League Chief Executive, Richard Scudamore Credit: PA

At the Premier League we are open to developments that enhance the competition and it was clear from watching the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil that Vanishing Spray benefited referees, players, and all of those who watched the matches. Having witnessed that, and following consultation with our clubs and the PGMOL, we have decided to introduce it in the Barclays Premier League and look forward to having it in place for the 2014/15 season.

– Premier League Chief Executive, Richard Scudamore

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