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Tech Meets Soccer: Could VAR Change the Game Forever?

Tech Meets Soccer: Could VAR Change the Game Forever?

IFAB (International Football Association Board) approved a new type of referee to feature in soccer matches to work in tandem with the on-field referee.

Within the last year, IFAB (International Football Association Board) have approved a new type of referee to feature in soccer matches to work in tandem with the on-field referee, a move which could potentially change the game forever. The Sports Techie community blog is in agreement with this game-changing decision towards the inclusion of more technologies to help get calls right...

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FIFA promises goal line technology for World Cup Brazil 2014

FIFA has promised goal line technology for the World Cup Brazil 2014

FIFA has promised goal line technology for the World Cup Brazil 2014

FIFA has promised goal line technology for the World Cup Brazil 2014. It has been two years since FIFA began testing goal-line technology (GLT). Sports Techie was launched in time for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. I founded Sports Techie three years ago and remember blogging and tweeting about FIFA’s “Stone Age” mentality towards implementing tech into the beautiful game of football. And then Frank Lampard’s disallowed goal in the England vs. Germany game happened… Since then, FIFA’s aim is to use GLT in order to support the match officials and to install a system in all stadia, pending the successful installation, and pre-match referee tests...

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