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TOP TEN Significant Changes in Football in the last 50 Years


Steve Bruce is the latest Premier League manager to advocate the introduction of video technology in football, after Sunderland were denied a penalty in a recent match against Liverpool. Countless incidents over the last 12 months have supported the majority view that video replays could aid referees in attempting to make the right decision in controversial cases, not least Frank Lampard’s ‘goal’ against Germany in last summer’s World Cup.

There’s no doubt that some form of technological advancement will be introduced by FIFA in the coming years, but its form remains uncertain. With this in mind, I have devised a list of the ten major advancements which have affected the beautiful game up until the present…


The top ten article was written by Josh Sheridan for FootballFancast.com. Make sure to check out the latest news, blogs and podcasts at FFC – ed.

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