Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson and assistant manager Carlos Queiroz have been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association.

The charges relate to comments made following United´s FA Cup defeat to Portsmouth last month.

Ferguson´s charge concerns comments about referee Martin Atkinson and Professional Game Match Officials (PGMO) general manager Keith Hackett, while Queiroz´s charge relates to comments about Atkinson.

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