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Former Fulham, Tottenham keeper Keller planning to change the game

Seattle Sounders goalkeeper Kasey Keller has some ideas which he feels may change the game in the North America domestic league.

After a spate of questionable calls in MLS matches recently, the 41-year old former Fulham, Millwall and Tottenham gloveman believes video appeals should be a part of the game so that nothing goes unseen.

"One thing I would do is open up a review panel on multiple things where you can sanction a player for something he's done that the referee didn't spot and vice-versa - a player can appeal a decision a referee has made that later TV has shown to be untrue." Keller told SI.com. "That's only fair."

And the 102-time capped USA international would also like to stamp out diving in today's game.

"Second, I would have a huge fine and suspension for players who are blatantly diving," Keller added. "Say a player absolutely dives 100 percent, you can totally see it.

"Nobody touches him, he dives in the box, a penalty is rewarded and his team wins the game on that. No problem. Ten-game penalty and two months wages. I guarantee you there's not going to be too much diving going on after that.

"It'll be gone from the game in a heartbeat."

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Andrew Slevison
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