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REVEALED: Man Utd boss Ferguson ban attempt on journo in detail

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson's move to ban a journalist after yesterday's Champions League media conference has been detailed by the Daily Mail.

The reporter in question was Associated Press reporter Rob Harris, who asked him how important Giggs would be against Barcelona at Wembley on Saturday:

Harris: 'The most important experienced player in the Champions League is obviously Ryan Giggs. How important is he for the team on Saturday?'

Ferguson: 'All the players are important to us.'

Ferguson (to press officer): 'The guy that asked the question about Giggsy... the press conference.'

Press officer: 'Which one?'

Ferguson: 'Him that asked the question... who?'

Press officer: 'Oh yeah. I'll tell you later.'

Ferguson: 'Who?'

Press officer: 'I'll tell you later.'

Ferguson: 'Is he coming on Friday'

Press officer: 'The guy with the laptop?'

Ferguson: 'Aye. Then we'll get him. Ban him on Friday.'

Harris later posted on Twitter: 'Left #ManUnited training ground. what a day!!'

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