December 24th, 2012
01:57 PM ET

RVP controversy: Has Ferguson gone too far?

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson was furious with Ashley Williams for kicking the ball at Robin van Persie's head.
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson was furious with Ashley Williams for kicking the ball at Robin van Persie's head.

Alex Ferguson is a master of the post-match interview, but you have to wonder if he has maybe overstepped the mark this time.

The veteran Manchester United manager furiously demanded that the English football authorities take action after his star striker Robin van Persie was hit on the head by a fiercely struck ball when he was lying prone on the pitch during Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Swansea.

“He could have been killed,” raged the Scot in an interview with British match broadcaster Sky Sports. FULL POST

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