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Sir Alex Ferguson claims criticism of referee was 'fair comment'

Sir Alex Ferguson has maintained that the Football Association was unjust in punishing him for his criticism of referees, saying he was guilty of nothing more than "fair comment" and reiterating his belief that Manchester United have been the victim of "terrible" decisions.

Ferguson's outburst about Martin Atkinson's handling of United's defeat at Chelsea this month has led to a five-match touchline ban, a record punishment for a manager criticising a referee in the media.

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Sahil2031d ago

Give him another ban, he's critising the referee again.. lol and he's right only United are the victim of terrible decisions.. haha

GJ232029d ago

I think it should be fair for managers to criticise poor refereeing. All this respect the ref thing could easily be fixed if video techology was added. No room for complaining then