Euro 2012 - Cüneyt Çakır to referee Italy - Ireland game
Cüneyt Çakır will officiate the Italy - Ireland game in his second European Championship game of the tournament.
The experienced Turkish referee is known for letting play run and prevent time wasting however, won't stand any nonsense as John Terry found out in the Barcelona-Chelsea Champions League semi-final tie after he was sent off for kneeing Alexis Sánchez in the back.
Çakır has also taken charge of eight Champions League games this season, the 35 year old referee is the most experienced Turkish referee in International and European level.
14 September 2011: Villarreal-Bayern Munich (Champions League)
11 October 2011: Sweden-Holland (EURO 2012 Group stages)
18 October 2011: Real Madrid-Lyon (Champions League)
15 November 2011: Germany-Holland (Friendly)
22 Novermber 2011: Manchester United-Benfica (Champions League)
16 February 2012: Porto-Manchester City (Europa League)
22 February 2012: Marseille-Inter (Champions League)
15 March 2012: Atletico Bilbao-Manchester United (Europa League)
11 June 2012: Ukraine-Sweden (Euro 2012)
Çakır has averaged 4.7 yellow cards per game this season and handed out three red cards in all competitions.