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Benitez resigned to FA's Rio decision

March 13, 2013
By Miguel Delaney
Rafa Benitez has accepted the FA's decision to not punish Rio Ferdinand for his clash with Fernando Torres in the 2-2 FA Cup draw between Manchester United and Chelsea on Sunday - but not without hinting at his reservations.

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Ferdinand seemed to barge the forward in an off-the-ball incident that referee Howard Webb did not witness. The Chelsea interim manager, however, has had a long look since.

"I've seen the incident but ...

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