Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bogdan Backing for Goal Line Gizmo

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bogdan Backing for Goal Line Gizmo

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ADAM Bogdan is a fan of goal line technology - even though the Bolton keeper and his team profited from one of the biggest miscarriages of football justice before it was introduced.

QPR, today''s visitors to the Reebok Stadium, haven''t forgotten how they were robbed of at least a point on their last visit in March 2012.

Defender Clint Hill''s header clearly crossed Bogdan's line and was as blatant as Frank Lampard's 'goal that never was' against Germany in the last World Cup.

But without any form of Hawkeye, the goal wasn't given and Wanderers won 2-1. "I thought it might have been in straight away," smiled Bogdan 18 months on.

"I looked at the referee and there was no whistle so I didn't think about it anymore.

"Then at half-time, I was told it was in. You do feel strange but if the referee doesn't blow then you get on with it.

"Now goal-line technology has been introduced in the Premier League and I welcome it. …

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