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Ex-Turkish ref claims UCL draw rigged

March 21, 2013
By ESPN staff
A former Turkish referee has accused UEFA of fixing the Champions League and Europa League quarter-final draws in a bid to keep Europe's biggest clubs apart.

Ahmet Cakar, who officiated in the Champions League and at the 1996 European Championship, has built a reputation as one of Turkey's most controversial football pundits since he retired from refereeing.

And he lived up to that billing when making the remarkable claim on Turkish station Beyaz TV that a combination ...

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