Goal-line technology to be introduced into the Championship in 2017/18

Goal-line technology to be introduced into the Championship in 2017/18

    Goal-line Technology

    Goal-line technology is to be introduced in the Championship from the start of next season in a move welcomed by You Are The Ref. Clubs have agreed “in principle” to use goalline technology from the start of next season.

    Clubs agreed to the decision on Thursday and it will be presented at the EFL annual general meeting in June. Our experts have repeatedly called for it to be introduced and the move will see Hawk-eye technology installed at all Championship clubs in order to assist referees and their assistants.

    SimiLar technology has been in operation in the Premier League since the 2013/14 season and is also already utilised in the latter stages of the EFL Cup and the Sky Bet EFL Play-Offs.
    Keith Hackett said: “I’m really delighted to see this development. There is so much money riding on clubs getting to the Championship that having this proven system is a must.”