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UEFA backs Old Trafford referee

March 6, 2013
By ESPN staff
UEFA has defended referee Cuneyt Cakir after the Turkish official faced heavy criticism for sending off Nani during Manchester United's Champions League defeat to Real Madrid.

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European football's governing body said it had "no problem" with Cakir and stressed that he would remain on its list of Champions League officials.

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