Ferguson: Team doc OKs sleeping pills

October 20, 2012
By ESPN.com news services
Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed that some Manchester United players take sleeping pills but that he leaves such matters to the team doctor.

"I don't know which ones," Ferguson said Friday during a news conference. "There are all different types and some very mild ones."

Ferguson clearly doesn't believe it is an issue, judging by the jovial way he responded to a further query about whether his players take caffeine tablets.

"I don't think so," he said. "It's me that's ...

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