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Ferguson relieved at Rio's England omission

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Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted he is relieved that his defender Rio Ferdinand has been left out of Roy Hodgson's latest England squad, even allowing for the controversy around the decision. 

Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand runs during the friendly between Manchester United and FC Barcelona at the Ullevi Stadium in Gothenburg on August 8. Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted he is relieved that his defender Rio Ferdinand has been left out of Roy Hodgson's latest England squad, even allowing for the controversy around the decision.

Hodgson apologised at a press conference on Thursday for having let slip to supporters on a London tube the fact that he intended to omit the veteran Manchester United defender from his squad for the upcoming games with San Marino and Poland.

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