"I'm not absolutely against it. If the technology is ready to adopt, then I am in agreement. If the security of the system is guaranteed then we will introduce it. But it will not be ready for the 2010 World Cup. But in any case it will be studied in March, at the next meeting of the International Football Association Board, the international body which establishes [soccer] rules and is the only one that can change them."
-- FIFA President Sepp Blatter changes his tune on the use of video technology to aid referees. Blatter had has previously spoken out against the use of cameras to judge incidents such as whether a ball crosses the goal line. (The Guardian)