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PFA chairman defends Ferdinand

Professional Footballers Association chairman Clarke Carlisle has defended Rio Ferdinand for not wearing a 'Kick Racism out of Football' t-shirt this weekend.

Ferdinand did not wear the t-shirt to support the battle against racism in protest at what he sees as a lack of action from the organisation since two racism storms last year, one involving his brother Anton.

Carlisle told BBC Radio 5 Live: "We will definitely monitor the situation very closely and make sure Rio Ferdinand's rights as a human being, never mind as a footballer, are not undermined in this position.

"Everyone has a right to free speech - just like you can't coerce anyone into shaking hands, you can't make somebody wear a T-shirt - although I do personally believe that joining in with the campaign is the best way forward."


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