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Goal-line technology and how it works

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Ever since the dawn of football, governing bodies have been looking for ways to avoid controversial refereeing decisions. 

Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer (C) eyes the ball after conceding a denied goal by England's midfielder Frank Lampard (3rd L) during the 2010 World Cup round of 16 football match Germany vs. England on June 27, 2010 at Free State stadium in Mangaung/Bloemfontein.

Goals have always been awarded when they should not have been and disallowed when they should have stood, because referees and linesmen are unsighted or too far from the action.

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