Mike Riley was happy, no more punishment for Manchester United

After Mike Riley positive report about his succeeded in controlling Chelsea v United game, Manchester United won’t receive extra penalty. Sir Alex Ferguson’s men already knew they would receive an automatic £25,000 fine from the FA after picking seven yellow cards during the draw with Chelsea last Sunday at Stamford Bridge.

However, there was a fear referee Mike Riley might suggest further incidents needed looking at, particularly Rio Ferdinand’s challenge on Didier Drogba at the end of the game and the aggressive attitude of some Reds players after the final whistle.

Those worries have now been allayed, with Riley confirming in his match report that he was happy with his handling of various incidents, meaning the Reds will avoid further scrutiny.

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