FA will lay down the law to Liverpool and Manchester United

Guardian

• Fourth-round FA Cup tie heightens tensions• Clubs to receive written reminders about conductThe Football Association will contact Liverpool and Manchester United to remind both clubs of their responsibilities ahead of a potentially explosive FA Cup meeting at Anfield this month.Merseyside police will be on a state of alert when Sir Alex Ferguson's team, and up to 6,000 United fans, return to Anfield for the tie of the fourth round three months after the Premier League encounter that resulted in an eight-match ban for the Liverpool striker Luis Suárez for racially abusing United's Patrice Evra.The fallout from the Suárez controversy, with Liverpool offering staunch support for the Uruguayan while questioning the integrity of Evra, has soured relations between the clubs. Anfield officials had intended to approach their United counter...

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