Goal-line technology has been given the go-ahead by the International Football Association Board (IFAB) following a vote at Fifa headquarters in Zurich.
Two systems – Hawk-Eye and GoalRef – have been approved after passing a series of scientific tests. They will first be used at December’s Club World Cup and, if successful, at the 2013 Confederations Cup and 2014 World Cup. The technology could be implemented in the Premier League midway through next season.
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