Goal-line technology could be used in the Premier League as early as the start of the 2012-13 season.
The law-making International Football Association Board will rule in March 2012 on whether to approve the system.
If it gets the green light then Fifa boss Sepp Blatter says leagues can use it from the start of the 2012-13 season, if "accurate and affordable".
Premier League boss Richard Scudamore…Continue
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Malaga announced last night it had reached a deal with Villarreal to sign Cazorla and the 26-year-old has penned a five-year contract with the Andalusian club.
Malaga has placed a $A65 million buy-out clause in the midfielder's contract and he will be presented on Monday, 1 August , the club confirmed on its website.
No fee has been announced for Cazorla but reports in Spain suggest Malaga will pay around $A26 million, a record for the…
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NOT only have Hampton & Richmond Borough regained a lost player in James Simmonds, he is also scouting more recruits for them.
Former Chelsea academy midfielder Simmonds left Hampton earlier this summer to sign for Carshalton, along with fellow Beavers Craig Tanner and Francis Quarm.
But this week he got his wish granted when he had his Carshalton contract ripped up so he could return to Beveree.…Continue
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Asian football chief Mohammad bin Hammam has begun facing evidence at a FIFA ethics committee hearing in Zurich.
The suspended FIFA executive member faces allegations of bribery that could see him banned from the sport for life.
The 62-year-old is accused of offering cash in exchange for votes as he prepared to challenge Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency.
Bim Hammam denies any wrongdoing but believes he will be found guilty of the allegations.
"It seems likely…Continue
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Blackburn have postponed their pre-season friendly in India after last week's terrorist bombings in Mumbai.
Rovers, owned by Indian poultry firm Venky's, were due to appear in Pune and become the first Premier League team to play in India, but will now reschedule.
"The trip is not cancelled, it is postponed to another date because of the activity out there," said Blackburn manager Steve Kean.
"That trip will now take place at the beginning of…Continue
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The UK's best robot footballers have followed the example of their human counterparts and bombed out of the football World Cup.
The country's first full team was taking part in the 2011 RoboCup in Istanbul over the weekend.
Sadly, the four-strong Edinferno squad from Edinburgh University, was knocked out in the group stages.
The team's coach vowed to return next year with a much improved side.
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Part of a Dutch football stadium under renovation in the city of Enschede has collapsed, trapping an unknown number of people under the rubble.
"Part of the roof has collapsed. There are people under the rubble. We don't know how many," a Dutch police spokesman said after the incident at the Dutch top flight club.
The spokesman could not comment on whether anyone was killed or injured. The roof's partial collapse probably was related to construction…Continue
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Chinese Super League leaders Guangzhou have reportedly smashed the nation's transfer record to land Fluminense midfielder Dario Conca.
Conca, two-time reigning player of the season in Brazil Serie A, has signed a three-and-a-half year deal with Guangzhou worth US$10 million, according to reports from China.
His transfer eclipses that of former record-holder and new team-mate Cleo, who signed with Guangzhou earlier this year for US$4.65m.
"This is a good offer for the…Continue
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UEFA president Michel Platini believes the implentation of goal-line technology is unnecessary following the introduction of additional refereeing assistants.
There had been pressure from many parties those within the game to introduce video technology, but UEFA and world governing body FIFA have always resisted the calls.
However, although FIFA president Sepp Blatter has agreed to conduct further tests, it appears neither he nor Platini is keen to…
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