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Winand M (2016) Video refereeing could be a major own goal for football – here’s why, The Conversation, 26.9.2016.
Should football introduce video refereeing across the board? Not necessarily. Managers and coaches tend to be supportive, but fans share many of FIFA’s concerns. The worry is that this is not being taken into account.
At the University of Stirling we found a similar mixture of support and concerns when we surveyed 270 Scottish fans about goal-line technology in 2014. The majority thought the technology detracted from the atmosphere created by contentious goals and lessened the debate around crucial decisions.
Read the article on The Conversation website: https://theconversation.com/video-refereeing-could-be-a-major-own-goal-for-football-heres-why-66000
Football; video-refereeing; technology; sport; fans
|Publication date online||26/09/2016|
|Date accepted by journal||23/09/2016|
|Publisher||The Conversation Trust|
|Place of publication||London|