Goal Line technology for EPL next season

Goal Line technology for EPL next season

Goal Line technology for EPL next season

It has been confirmed that goal-line technology will be introduced to the English Premier League next season (2013/2014).

The technology was successfully tried by FIFA at the 2012 Club World Cup and the Premier League says it is in advanced talks with two unnamed providers.

Hawkeye and GoalRef, both licensed systems by FIFA, have not been confirmed by the Premier League Chiefs. League chiefs say they will choose a system based on cost and how easy the system is to implement and use.

Additionally, Premier League spokesman Dan Johnson stated that Premier League clubs would not be able to opt out of using goal-line technology but insisted the system would not be too expensive for the 20 teams.

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