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Ferguson: Benitez snub claim is nonsense

March 15, 2013
By ESPN staff
Sir Alex Ferguson has described Rafa Benitez's claim that the Manchester United boss refused to shake his Chelsea counterpart's hand before Sunday's FA Cup tie as "absolute nonsense".

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Benitez said after the 2-2 draw at Old Trafford that he had been waiting to greet Ferguson before kick-off, but the Scotsman had ignored the gesture and walked past him.

The Chelsea interim manager said at the time: "I was waiting at the beginning. ...

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