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UEFA chief blasts goal-line technology

March 28, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
UEFA president Michele Platini on Thursday spoke out against the use of goal-line technology for Champions League and Europa League matches, citing high costs and said the alternative five-man referee system for Champions League has been essentially mistake-free.

"If we are going to use this goal-line technology in the Champions League and Europe League, then we would have to set it up in every single stadium where matches are played," he said after a UEFA executive committee meeting.
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