Rio faces fine over anti-racism campaign

Rio Ferdinand is facing a fine of up to £220,000 after refusing to support the anti racism charity Kick it Out. Before their 4-2 win over Stoke yeaterday boss Sir Alex Ferguson insisted all his players would wear shirts made by the charity as part of a national campaign.

Rio and several other players boycotted it - claiming not enough is being done to stamp racism out of the game. Sarah Rogers has more:

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Rio snubs anti racism campaign

Rio Ferdinand made a protest against anti-racism charity Kick It Out by refusing to wear it's logo'd t-shirt for national campaign. Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson threatened to take action against the player.