Sir Alex ref dispute

Wiley decides against suing Ferguson for "unfit" jibes

November 24, 2009
By Soccernet staff
Alan Wiley has decided against suing Sir Alex Ferguson for defamation but today expressed his "bitter disappointment'' with the Manchester United manager's attack on his fitness.

Ferguson was given a four-match touchline ban, two of them suspended, and a £20,000 fine by the FA for saying Wiley "just wasn't fit enough'' to officiate in United's 2-2 draw with Sunderland in October.

The United manager has apologised for his remarks and referees' union Prospect confirmed Wiley would ...

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