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Ferguson on England supporters' Ferdinand chant

England have been reported to FIFA by anti-racism group FARE after chants about Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand and his brother Anton during the games with San Marino and Montenegro.

Ferdinand, who withdrew from the England squad on fitness grounds, has condemned the chants on his Twitter page.

Sir Alex Ferguson fears it's a sign of the times.

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Rio Ferdinand given first Hodgson England call-up

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has earned his first England call-up under manager Roy Hodgson for the World Cup qualifiers with San Marino and Montenegro later this month.

Hodgson cited "footballing reasons" for Ferdinand's exclusion in his squad for the Euro 2012 finals and he has remained out of his plans ever since.

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