Bournemouth may struggle to win prospective Hawkeye court case
Bournemouth might have a hard time to win a prospective legal case against Hawkeye, following their transfer from the Premier League.
The Cherries will play in the Championship next season after a disappointing project under Eddie Howe.
They were also on the getting end of a questionable fault in the Hawkeye system back in June, albeit indirectly, which provided Aston Villa the point they needed to stay in the Premier League.
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Sheffield United’s ‘ghost objective’ was not given versus Rental property, although the ball plainly crossed the line. The groups went on to draw 0-0, with everyone at Sheffield United and Bournemouth rightfully intensified about such an error.
Here’s how Sheffield United’s main Twitter reacted:
Bournemouth are yet to install a case versus the Premier League or Hawkeye. Talks are expected to start in the coming days.
However, guidelines surrounding the system might avoid Bournemouth from being successful.
Laws put in place by the International Football Association Board (IFAB) on the topic of Hawkeye and ‘Match Credibility’ state: ‘In principle, a match is not invalidated since of malfunction of the VAR technology (when it comes to goal-line technology)’.
This indicates that matches impacted by VAR or Hawkeye failures can not be ditched, with their results enabled to stand.
This would be a big blow for Bournemouth as it would render the 0-0 draw as valid.
The club has had an honeymoon spell in the top-flight because their very first appearance in the 2015-16 season.
They ended up ninth in simply their 2nd season back in the Prem, surprising opponents with their proficient footballing philosophy.
Howe, the designer of that viewpoint, is now unpredictable about his future at the club after confessing that he has ‘not been excellent enough’ this season.
Bournemouth ended up in 18th place with 34 points after a low-scoring season from forwards Callum Wilson, Dominic Solanke and Josh King.
Their fans will still be wishing for a lawsuit similar to Sheffield United’s following the Carlos Tevez saga, where the South Yorkshire club got ₤ 20 million in payment from West Ham.
Cherries fans will see cash as far less crucial than playing in the Premier League. However a substantial payment pay-out might help to soften the blow and motivate an immediate go back to the top flight.