Cardiff (UK): The International Football Association Board (IFAB), which governs the rules of the game, has approved testing of video technology to aid match officials, it was announced on Saturday.
FIFA described it as a "landmark decision" but said the experiments would allow IFAB "to identify the advantages, disadvantages and worst-case scenarios".
The trials will allow referees to call on video assistance to help determine four categories of game changing moments — goals scored, red cards, penalties and mistaken identity.
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