Sir Alex accepts FA's decision not to punish Gallas

Sir Alex Ferguson has accepted the FA s decision not take any action against Arsenal skipper William Gallas over his confrontation with Manchester United s Nani, writes Jem Maidment United boss Ferguson initially felt Gallas should have received a red c

Sir Alex Ferguson has accepted the FA's decision not take any action against Arsenal skipper William Gallas over his confrontation with Manchester United's Nani, writes Jem Maidment

United boss Ferguson initially felt Gallas should have received a red card - and called for the FA to take belated action.

But after viewing video footage, an FA statement read: "The referee was not satisfied that it showed evidence of violent conduct and no action will be taken."

Sir Alex appeared to have accepted the decision from Soho Square.


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He said: "It is hard to assess to be honest. I think a lot of clubs are disappointed they have players who suffered from a retrospective view of incidents.

"Maybe for [referee] Alan Wiley, it was a tough game in the second half for him.

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"He probably had enough, was quite happy to put a marker under it and get a rest. We are happy to leave it now.

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