Oct. 6 – FIFA tells INSIDER that plans to introduce goal-line technology are not being delayed, contrary to some reports that emerged from the Leaders in Football conference in London yesterday. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
May 3 – Days after Tottenham Hotspur boss Harry Redknapp attacked FIFA over its failure to implement goal-line technology, world football’s governing body has begun inviting expressions of interest from suppliers of the systems to participate in a two-phase testing programme. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
March 7 – Sepp Blatter says the South Africa World Cup was “the most splendid ever”. But the FIFA chief admits his scandal-hit organization faces challenges, as it emerged tonight that the Football Association is preparing to back Mohamed Bin Hammam for the FIFA presidency if the AFC boss decides to stand. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports.
March 5 – FIFA President Sepp Blatter says that there may be goal line technology in place in time for the 2014 World Cup Finals in Brazil as the International Football Association Board agrees to extend by one-year extension in experiments in goal line technology. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports from Celtic Manor in Wales.
March 4 – FIFA seem set to overlook goal line technology when its lawmaking body, the International Football Association Board, meet in Wales this weekend. With INSIDER’s James Corbett.
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4/2/2011 FIFA’s lawmaking body, the International Football Association Board, will discuss the introduction of goal line video technologies when it meets in Wales next month… Formal testing of new technologies to take place next week. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports
The International Football Association Board (IFAB) convened for its Annual Business Meeting (ABM) today (Wednesday, 20 October 2010) at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales. During the meeting, the IFAB agreed to re-open the discussions concerning goal-line technology. In this regard, the members of the IFAB agreed on the following principles: – The technology
9/9/10 FIFA president Sepp Blatter has again suggested that extra time may be scrapped ahead of the 2014 World Cup Finals in Brazil, with a straight penalty shoot-out to be brought in or the “golden goal” reintroduced.
11/8/2010 FIFA president Sepp Blatter launches official inquiry into allegations that North Korea humiliated players and officials following disappointing World Cup… He confirms that goal-line technology is on the agenda for IFAB’s October meeting.