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Goal-Line Technology Update: December 2012

I have been keeping an eye on the goal-line technology debate in football this year. A Wikipedia page for Goal-line technology was created in October 2008. It has been edited over 100 times in 2012 and provides an excellent overview of the topic. Goal-line technology has been in the news over the last week. It is in use at the 2012 FIFA Club World Cup. GoalRef  has been installed in Yokohama and Hawk-Eye at Hiroshima. A Michel Platini press conference has attracted a lot of comment. At the conference he is quoted as saying: It is not a question of goal-line technology, it is...

Goal-Line Technology: June 2011 Upddate

This week iSportConnect and World Football Insider carried updated discussions on goal-line technology. World Football Insider suggests that 13 companies have expressed interest whilst most other reports suggest 11. iSportConnect points out in its post: FIFA has revealed that 11 companies have submitted their initial interest in the next phase of goal-line technology tests after the issue was discussed at the first meeting of the new FIFA Task Force Football 2014 last month. Of these companies, nine are from Europe, one from North America, and one from Africa. One company from Britain which has continually registered its interest in delivering goal-line technology is Hawkeye. Franz...