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Rio Ferdinand and Sir Alex Ferguson share a moment after the former's winning goal gave Manchester United a 2-1 win over Swansea

Rio Ferdinand: Sir Alex Ferguson was going to fine Ferdinand for not wearing Kick It Out T-shirt - until his wife convinced him not to

Ferdinand has revealed how the former United manager was fuming with the defender after he refused to wear the T-shirt following the John Terry racism row

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Rio Ferdinand: 'David Moyes p****d off the lads by taking away our chips' claims former Manchester United defender

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Rio Ferdinand and David Moyes

Rio Ferdinand: David Moyes's tactics were embarrassing and I wanted to grab him when he dropped me in front of Manchester United squad

Ferdinand has made the claims in his new autobiography '#2Sides' and also revealed how Moyes informed him that he'd be dropped in front of his team-mates

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Rio Ferdinand has criticised John Terry over the racism row involving his brother Anton

Rio Ferdinand: John Terry and I don’t talk since Anton racism row

But he would have played with him for England

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Book of the week: ‘Dirty Northern B*st*rds!’: Britain’s Football Chants by Tim Marshall

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New goal: Geoff Hurst was played out of position before turning into a striker

Terry Venables: Don’t compare Danny Welbeck with Robin van Persie or Wayne Rooney… compare him with Geoff Hurst

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Midfielder Sami Khedira was linked with Arsenal but Arsene Wenger decided he was happy with what he had in that department
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal with Angel Di Maria, his most expensive signing
Danny Welbeck trains this week with new club Arsenal

Danny Welbeck joins Arsenal: Miss against Bayern Munich was the day Manchester United lost faith in forward

Miss against Bayern crystallised the club’s goalscoring fears about the striker – but can Arsenal’s confidence help him change? asks Ian Herbert

Chelsea striker Diego Costa celebrates against Everton

Chelsea vs Swansea City: Jose Mourinho confirms Diego Costa has a chance to play

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Newcastle United takeover latest: Owner Mike Ashley insists he has no plans to sell club until next season at the earliest

The club have dismissed speculation he is ready to sell to buy Rangers

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Rio Ferdinand and Sir Alex Ferguson share a moment after the former's winning goal gave Manchester United a 2-1 win over Swansea
Ferdinand has revealed how the former United manager was fuming with him after he refused to wear the T-shirt following the John Terry racism row
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David Moyes and Rio Ferdinand
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ANALYSISWith the pressue on at St James' Park, we take a look at the contenders to replace Pardew should Mike Ashley make a change
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Canover Watson has been relieved of his role temporarily pending the outcome of a police investigation into corruption and money-laundering allegations
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