Date: 21st October 2012 at 11:17am
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Has Rio Ferdinand signed his own exit from Old Trafford?

It`s an intriguing question, even more so when you consider what has happened to those who have defied Sir Alex Ferguson in the past.

Observing what happened yesterday, with Rio openly defying Sir Alex and not wearing a Kick It Out t-shirt, it appears that Rio was sticking to his principles rather than heading what the manager wanted.

Now whether that`s an admirable stance or not, is up to you to discuss, but it left Sir Alex fuming with the gaffer being quoted, in several news sources, as having remarked,

“We`re all wearing the badges and he goes and lets us down. But we`ll deal with it, don`t worry about that.”

“I`m very disappointed because I said in the press conference yesterday that the players would be wearing it.”

“I do not know what point he is trying to make or if he`s trying to put himself on a different pedestal to everyone else.”

“He really should be supporting all the rest of the players who are doing something. He is sending the wrong message.”


Here at Vital Manchester United we`d appreciate your thoughts on the matter.