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Hiddink calls for goalline cameras

Hiddink calls for goalline cameras

Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink thinks it's time football started using goalline technology to help officials rule on whether the ball has crossed the line or not.
Striker Didier Drogba had a legitimate goal ruled out when his free kick was stopped by Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon in their Champions League match on Tuesday. TV replays showed the ball crossed the line and should have been awarded.
Ultimately it wasn't crucial, as Chelsea drew 2-2 and won 3-2 on aggregate to advance to the quarterfinals.
"I think technology must be brought in, so we don't have the dispute, yes or no," Hiddink said.
"We had it very early on in my career, in the 80s. My team PSV Eindhoven and Philips did some tests and they went well, but the people who were deciding didn't want to know. Now the technology is so perfect that it has to be done."
Juventus boss Claudio Ranieri agreed.
"There's a lot of talk about this technological aid. They've done it in tennis and sometimes the human eye cannot always be right. I think that an instrument like the one they use in tennis would make things better."