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FIFA outline goal line technology future

FIFA has invited goal-line technology companies to submit their systems with a two stage testing process to go ahead over the next 12 months.

The first stage of testing will take place from September to December 2011 with the shortlisted companies then undergoing further tests from March to June 2012 before results are discussed at an IFBA special meeting in July 2012, therefore ruling out any chance of the technology being introduce in the 2011/12 football season.

In March, The Inter­national Rugby Association Board (IFAB) agreed to pursue testing of the technology, with the discussion ignited yet again after Frank Lampard

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