Sir Alex Ferguson has today been questioned about the allegations Chelsea players have made about comments made by referee Mark Clattenburg on Sunday.

Whilst even most Chelsea fans are struggling to get their heads around the idea a referee would racially abuse two players during one game, Ferguson has categorically ruled out the possibility of it happening.

“I don’t believe he would make comments like that,” said Ferguson. “I refuse to believe it. It’s unthinkable. There is not a referee who would stoop to that. I’m convinced by that. I’ve never had a player come to me in the last 15 years and say a referee swore in a game – ever. If we see the game today as it was 25 years ago it’s completely changed. I played myself and I know that the banter which went on between referees and players 25 years ago is different to today.”




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