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Ferguson labels FA “Dysfunctional”

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard was deemed to be free to face Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday after avoiding a suspension for violent conduct following his clash with Michael Brown during the 4-1 Anfield defeat of Portsmouth. Referee Stuart Attwell insisted that he had witnessed the incident, hence his decision to award a free kick to Portsmouth leaving the FA’s disciplinary unit unable to take further action against Gerrard.