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Thursday July 5th, 2012

After several high-profile refereeing errors at the goal, IFAB has officially approved the use of goal-line technology in global soccer, reports SI's Grant Wahl.

[tweet https://twitter.com/GrantWahl/status/220921011984535552]

The International Football Association Board, which is comprised of FIFA and the four British soccer associations, approved the measure days after FIFA President Sepp Blatter called it a "necessity."

Ukraine was not credited with a goal in a must-win game versus England in the European Championship, losing 1-0 and being eliminated from the tournament it was hosting.

Wahl reports that the use of goal-line technology will be up to event organizers, but the technology will certainly be used in two years for the biggest event in the world's most popular sport. [tweet https://twitter.com/GrantWahl/status/220922376202895360]

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