|Çakar, Ahmet, Dr.|
August 3, 1962 |
August 3, 1962 |
He is famous for the abrasive manner in which he presents the Show TV sports programme Altıpas, being described as "Turkey's most controversial football pundit". He also writes sports articles for Sabah newspaper. He is a medical doctor as well. Currently he is a commentator on the Turkish football television programme Beyaz Futbol, on Beyaz TV.
On March 2013, Çakar appeared on TV claiming that the draws for the quarter-finals of UEFA's club competitions had been fixed by those making the draw "carry[ing] metal objects that sensed vibrations in the balls being selected".
In 2004 he was shot and wounded in the groin and abdomen in Istanbul.
Major matches refereed
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- "Former referee likens chicanery in football to Ergenekon affair". Today's Zaman. 10 April 2008. Retrieved 8 January 2010.[dead link]
- MacInnes, Paul (28 February 2004). "Rockers relieved as groovy Glovers prepare for slipped disc". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 8 January 2010.
- "Çakar bikini giyecek mi?". Milliyet. 5 March 2008. Retrieved 8 January 2010.
- "Ex-Turkish ref claims UCL draw rigged". ESPN FC. 21 March 2013. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
- "Former soccer referee recovering after being shot five times". AP Worldstream (Associated Press). 26 February 2004. Retrieved 8 January 2010.
- "Referees for Euro Soccer Championship Fixtures". Xinhua News Agency. 25 March 1996. Retrieved 8 January 2010. (subscription required (. ))
- "AC Milan and SL Benfica: past meetings". A.C. Milan. Retrieved 8 January 2010.[dead link]
- "Türk hakemliğinde 31 Mart vak'ası!". Zaman. Retrieved 8 January 2010.
- "World Youth Cup (U-20) 1993 (Australia, March 5-20)". Rsssf.
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