Premier League adopts goal-line technology and their own version of FFP

We might have goal-line calls sorted, but Sian Massey is still the only linesperson who can get offside calls correct. - Clive Rose

Things are changing in the BEST LEAGUE IN THE WORLD™

Finally, we won't have to get angry about goal-line calls anymore. The Premier League is going to use Hawk-Eye technology starting in the 2013-14 season to assist referees in making goal-line calls. Hawk-Eye provides similar technology for cricket and tennis events to determine line calls and leg-before-wicket calls, and it works more or less perfectly in those sports.

This has been a long time coming, but as you know, it doesn't come close to solving the biggest officiating problem in football. We still can't figure out how to deal with offside calls, short of cloning Sian Massey.

The Premier League has also decided to run with their own version of financial fair play, which will go into effect next season as well. Congrats on voting to keep the poor teams poor, Premier League! The Glazers are laughing all the way to the bank as the Premier League guarantees that their dominance will continue for the foreseeable future. Obviously, we can't dig in too much until the specifics of the regulations are released, but from everything we've heard about them, they stink.

Our footballing world is changing, y'all.

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