Rafael Da Silva charged over red card rant at Spurs

17 January 2011 06:13
Manchester United right back Rafael has been charged with improper conduct for his outburst at referee Mike Dean after being sent off in yesterday's goalless draw at Tottenham.[LNB]Rafael was sent off after being booked for a foul on Benoit Assou-Ekotto- he had been cautioned earlier in the match.[LNB] Anger management: Rafael Da Silva screams at referee Mike Dean after his dismissal[LNB]The FA said in a statement: 'Manchester United defender Rafael Da Silva has today been charged by the FA with improper conduct.[LNB]'The charge relates to the player's conduct towards match official Mike Dean following his dismissal in Manchester United's fixture at Tottenham.'[LNB]The United player has until 6pm on Tuesday to respond to the charge. [LNB]Sir Alex Ferguson's long-running feud with Dean erupted again after Rafael was given a second yellow card for tangling legs with Assou-Ekotto.[LNB]Ferguson said: 'It's not worth discussing because everyone can see that. It's out of my bounds now. Thank God.'[LNB] He's at it again! Fergie hits out over Rafael's red card in Spurs stalemate Tottenham 0 Manchester United 0: Leaders are pushed to the limit by Spurs but Fergie makes his pointAll the latest Manchester United news, features and opinion[LNB]  Explore more:People: Alex Ferguson, Mike Dean

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