Fourth company given license by FIFA to provide goal-line technology

FIFA will introduce goal-line technology. Photo: PA

A fourth company has been licensed by FIFA to provide goal-line technology, it was announced today.

GoalControl GmbH are the third German firm to receive a licence and like British-based firm Hawk-Eye use a system based on cameras.

Leagues and competition organisers can choose any one of the systems if they wish to install the technology.

The granting of the licence to GoalControl will be presented to delegates at the International FA Board, the game's law-making body, who are gathering in Edinburgh today.