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Fergie defence to hinge on use of 'fair'

March 15, 2011
By Harry Harris, Football Correspondent
ESPNsoccernet understands Sir Alex Ferguson will attempt to battle a possible touchline ban by telling the FA he did not cast aspersions on Martin Atkinson's fairness.

Ferguson is believed to feel unhappy that the FA have charged him with improper conduct for his comments about Atkinson after United's 2-1 defeat at Chelsea earlier this month, when he claimed the official should never have been appointed because the occasion needed "a fair referee".

However, ESPNsoccernet has ...

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