Goal-line technology should be in place at Wembley Stadium for the Community Shield, Football Association general secretary Alex Horne revealed.
The FA and the Premier League are tendering together for a system and are in advanced talks with two of the four licensed providers, including British-based firm Hawk-Eye.
However, Horne questioned whether the technology replays would be allowed on big screens in stadiums despite FIFA saying it would have no objection.
Horne said: “We are in the middle of tendering at the moment with the Premier League, so it is effectively 20 Premier League clubs and Wembley Stadium.
“We are looking at the providers that are available and are looking at a couple and will be making a decision shortly. We expect the technology to be in place for next season, for the Community Shield.”
In terms of replays, Horne said: “Certainly the broadcasters need to have that accessibility to show the goal-line incident because that’s at the heart of the integrity of the decision that has been made.
“Whether you show it in the stadium falls in the ‘controversial decision’ element to me and we have not made a decision on that.”