Sir Alex Ferguson has denied his Football Association misconduct charge and requested a paper hearing.
The Manchester United manager criticised assistant referee Simon Beck following his side's draw at Tottenham a fortnight ago.
The Football Association will decide a date for the hearing in due course.
Copyright (c) PA Sport 2013, All Rights Reserved.
Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms