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Ferdinands' FA criticism

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand and his brother Anton have issued a statment expressing their disappointment with the Football Association and PFA over their "actions" regarding racism in the game.

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Ferdinand and Ferguson both pictured at United training

Rio Ferdinand, centre left, trained today under the supervision of Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson (hat). Credit: PA

Rio Ferdinand was training this morning as normal ahead of Manchester United's Champions League encounter with Braga at Old Trafford tomorrow.

The defender defied Sir Alex Ferguson on Saturday by refusing to wear a T-shirt supporting the anti-racism Kick It Out campaign ahead of United's 4-2 win over Stoke, leading his manager to state publicly that the 33-year-old would be "dealt with".

But there have been suggestions that the pair resolved their differences at a meeting yesterday morning and Ferdinand did train with the remainder of his team-mates at Carrington ahead of tomorrow night's game.

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