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  • Sigh: UEFA President Michel Platini Comes Out *Against* Goal-Line Technology

    Sigh: UEFA President Michel Platini Comes Out *Against* Goal-Line Technology

    Oh, jeez. Uefa President Michel Platini has officially come out against the use of goal-line technology. This isn't some TV pundit or anything, this is the president of Uefa, probably the most influential regional football body on the planet! Maybe Platini will come out against the use of studs in boots, or maybe he'll come out against the use of stadium floodlights. After all, the football gods… Read More

  • Chelsea-Barça shows the need for video replay in UEFA competitions

    Chelsea-Barça shows the need for video replay in UEFA competitions

    I've purposely held this story for a few days in order to let inflamed passions simmer down. As many of you (I hope) are aware, FC Barcelona beat Chelsea FC last week in the second leg of the Champions League semi-finals; Barça now goes on to face Manchester United FC in the final in Rome. What concerns us here at CrunchGear is the use of technology in the game of European football (soccer)… Read More