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Everton Fans Would Be Happy To Take Some NFL Replacement Referees Off Our Hands

While two different goal-line technologies are approved for use by the world's top soccer organizations, neither are implemented in the English Premier League yet—the limeys electing to stick with the power of the human eye for the time being. That's unfortunate, because EPL assistant referees are blind as bats. Everton drew 2-2 with Newcastle yesterday despite having two goals called off for reasons video replay showed later to be bullshit. Here's the second of those goals, a Victor Anichebe header that ought to have provided Everton a win. (That's not to take away from the wonderful two-goal performance by Newcastle's Demba Ba, someone for whom we have special admiration.)


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