Referee wearing RefereeSpray

The vanishing spray, that proved such a success at the World Cup in Brazil, will be used in the Premier League from this season onwards.

Following the lead of both Italy and Spain, top-flight matches in England will feature the spray, used by the referee to mark the distance between the ball and the defensive wall, making it more difficult for the defending side to encroach.

Read more: The Guardian

“This spray is very useful,” said UEFA President Michel Platini after the UEFA Referees Committee approved introducing vanishing spray paint for UEFA matches following a trial.

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Germany’s top two divisions will use the referee’s vanishing spray to mark out free kicks from this season, the German football league (DFL) said

Read more: Reuters
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