Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Mourinho meets Goal Decision System in his EPL return
by Samuel Charles, August 20th, 2013 12:42AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  england, referees, video

MOST COMMENTED

[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] This is the first season the English Premier League is using goal-line technology, and Jose Mourinho's successful return to Stamford Bridge saw the toughest test yet for the Goal Decision System.

Liverpool hit the post in its 1-0 win over Stoke City Saturday, giving NBC and others reason to share how GDS animation looks on replay, but Chelsea’s 2-0 victory over Hull in London on Sunday provided a sterner test for the Hawk-Eye based GDS system.

The first and fourth officials have watches that vibrate and read "Goal" if the GDS determines a ball crossed the line. This ball was nearly over on a Branislav Ivanovic header late in the first half with the Blues ahead, 2-0.

After the game, Sky Sports showed Mourinho realizing his team hadn't done what it takes to score in the EPL this year, and that's convince an official's watch that you have. Mourinho then enjoyed a quick chuckle with the official and Hull coach Steve Bruce -- surely Jose would've been just as gracious in a tight game ...



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Soccer America Men's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Sunday] No. 6 Washington rebounded from allowing an early goal to beat USF, 2-1, in ...
Howard gaffes cost Everton dearly at home    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Everton's defensive troubles in the English Premier League continued as it dropped a 3-2 ...
Toronto FC ends misery, extends Chivas USA's drought    
[MLS: Sunday] Chivas USA was just what Toronto FC needed to snap a six-game winless streak. ...
Banner year for MLS scoring    
[BY THE NUMBERS] MLS is enjoying its highest-scoring season since it began its expansion push a ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Sunday] Senior Sarah Killion tied a UCLA record with three assists in the game to ...
FC Edmonton puts itself in playoff mix    
[NASL: Fall Week 11] FC Edmonton jumped four teams in the fall standings, moving into third ...
What They're Saying: Alessandro Florenzi    
"It's not every day that an 82-year-old gets to the stadium. ... This goal is for ...
Wright-Phillips closes in on scoring record    
[MLS: Saturday] New York's Bradley Wright-Phillips is within three goals of the MLS record for goals ...
Lopez hat trick completes story-book ending    
[USL PRO: Semifinals] Sacramento Republic FC's magical season continued as Rodrigo Lopez scored a hat trick ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Saturday] No. 10 North Carolina came back from two goals down to stun No. 12 ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives