Goal-line technology

Ref: WC blunder spurred 'positive' change

September 27, 2012
By Associated Press
ZURICH -- The referee whose mistake at the 2010 World Cup led to calls for the introduction of goal-line technology supports FIFA's bid to use the advancement in the 2014 tournament.

Jorge Larrionda was the referee in South Africa when England lost to Germany in the second round, after his match officials failed to see that Frank Lampard's first-half shot clearly had crossed the line.

Now employed by FIFA to train elite referees, Larrionda acknowledged that he lived through ...

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