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More experimentation with extra ref assistants

  • Reuters, Tuesday, May 18, 2010 5 PM

FIFA wants to extend for another two years an experiment involving two extra assistant referees behind the goals to help the referee. The experiment was staged this year in the Europa League. All national and continental federations will be allowed to repeat it on a voluntary basis, FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke said.

“It has been extremely interesting, the results have been more favourable than negative,” International Football Association Board (IFAB) member Jonathan Ford said.

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