Ferguson requests FA hearing after denying misconduct charge

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson was charged by the FA for his comments about the assistant referee following his sides 1-1 draw at Tottenham last month.

updated: February 02, 2013 11:56 IST
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London: Alex Ferguson has requested a Football Association hearing after denying a misconduct charge over his controversial criticism of a linesman following Manchester United's recent draw at Tottenham.

United manager Ferguson was hit with the FA charge after slamming assistant referee Simon Beck in the immediate aftermath of the 1-1 draw at White Hart Lane last month.

Ferguson was angry United weren't given a penalty for a foul on Wayne Rooney midway through the second half and Tottenham went on to snatch a late equaliser.

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