Ramsey - Football can learn from rugby

Aaron Ramsey's goal was controversially ruled out
Aaron Ramsey's goal was controversially ruled out

Aaron Ramsey says football can learn from rugby when it comes to the use of video technology.

The Wales international had a ‘goal’ chalked off for offside against Liverpool on Monday night, despite replays indicating that he was onside.

Ramsey was frustrated with the call, and says other sports have shown how quickly they can get these decisions right.

“The replays suggest I was onside so it should have stood,” he said. “But the linesman thought it was offside. Those things happen.

“On another day, we would have been 1-0 up. To look at a video for 20 seconds would maybe have changed the outcome of the game.

“I think we can take a leaf out of rugby’s book. They do it really well. You see on the screens, they go up there for 20 seconds and they get the decision right in the end. Football can learn something from that.”

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