Ferguson in the dock

Atkinson attack a diversionary tactic

March 3, 2011
By John Brewin, Senior Editor
So, Sir Alex Ferguson is expected to have another book thrown at him after the aiming of barbs at the refereeing performance of Martin Atkinson at Stamford Bridge, which he deemed to have been the deciding factor in Manchester United's defeat to Chelsea.

Indeed, Ferguson suggested that a continuation of such performances could even lead to Chelsea winning the league from what had been a disadvantage of 15 points. That was delivered as something approaching a joke, but its message was ...

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