The lack of respect shown to officials in the game has been a major talking point this week after Chelsea´s Ashley Cole turned his back on referee Mike Riley as he tried to book him.
"The haranguing of referees is ridiculous, we know that," said Ferguson. "We are talking about introducing this (new FA scheme) into the grass-roots level, respect for the referee. It is absolutely correct."
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