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Referees unhappy over decision

Leading referees in Scotland have expressed "deep dissatisfaction" with the suspension handed out to Dundee United's Nadir Ciftci.

The Turkish striker received a two-game ban for manhandling an assistant referee during a League Cup defeat to Inverness Caledonian Thistle back in October.

The Scottish Senior Football Referees' Association believes his subsequent level of punishment sends out "completely the wrong message".

It now plans talks with the Scottish Football Association and a review of the governing body's duty of care responsibilities to match officials.

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Date:Wednesday December 4 2013

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