The Road to VAR - The Ghost Goal of 1966

In episode 1 of our podcast series "The Road to VAR" we take a look at Geoff Hurst's controversial goal against West Germany in the 1966 World Cup Final.

Did it cross the line? More importantly, how did the officials come to their decision and what does modern technology have to say about this most famous (infamous depending on your allegiances!) of incidents.

It was arguably the first time in modern footballing history that video and photographic evidence was used to discuss the merits of the referee's decision that day. It would not be the last.

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