Ferdinand dropped after anti-racism t-shirt snub

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

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson says the issue with Rio Ferdinand was a 'communication problem' and he'll be rested for tomorrow's Champions League match against Braga.

But the Scot told a press conference that his dispute with the defender had been resolved and that his advice is that "a union is always stronger than an individual."

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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.