Premier League to use Hawk-Eye goal-line tech
LONDON -- The English Premier League is the first major domestic competition to approve a goal-line technology system to help referees with close calls.
Hawk-Eye, the camera-based ball-tracking system, will be used next season. Tennis and cricket use Hawk-Eye, which was chosen ahead of three FIFA-sanctioned products.
Hawk-Eye sends a signal within a second of the ball crossing the line to the referee, who has the power to make the final call on a disputed goal.
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