Fergie fumes at officials

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Sir Alex Ferguson blasted referee Martin Atkinson and his boss Keith Hackett after Manchester United´s treble dream went up in smoke on Saturday following a 1-0 defeat to Portsmouth.

Ferguson felt United had a blatant penalty denied when Cristiano Ronaldo was blocked by Sylvain Distin.

"It´s absolutely ridiculous," said Ferguson, whose side were denied the chance to repeat their 1999 treble success. "I cannot explain it. Managers get sacked because of things like that and he´s going to referee a game next week. He (Hackett) is not doing his job properly and he needs to be assessed."

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