Football - UEFA punish Nani and Ferguson

Manchester United midfielder Nani has been suspended for one game for his dismissal in the Champions League tie with Real Madrid at Old Trafford on March 5, while manager Sir Alex Ferguson has been fined £8,500 for non-fulfilment of media obligations after the same match.

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European football's governing body UEFA confirmed the sanctions following a meeting of its control and disciplinary body.

"Manchester United FC midfield player Nani has been suspended for one match by UEFA's Control and Disciplinary Body, following the red card he received at the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg against Real Madrid CF at Old Trafford on 5 March," a UEFA statement read.

"Manchester United head coach Sir Alex Ferguson has been fined 10,000 for non-fulfilment of the post-match media obligations at the same match."

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