Sir Alex Ferguson criticises Jason Roberts over Kick it Out T-shirts

Guardian

• Roberts is 'trying to put himself on a pedestal'• Ferguson labels Stoke City as 'the jolly green giants'Sir Alex Ferguson has condemned Jason Roberts for refusing to wear a Kick It Out T-Shirt during the weekend's Premier League games, with the Scot claiming the Reading striker is "trying to put himself on a different pedestal to everyone else".Roberts believes that football's most prominent anti-racism body has not done enough to alleviate the problem in the wake of the Luis Suárez-Patrice Evra and John Terry-Anton Ferdinand affairs. What measures he believes Kick It Out should have taken are unclear.Ferguson, who confirmed all his players, including Ferdinand's brother Rio, will wear the T-shirts for Saturday's visit of Stoke City during what is the campaigning body's annual week of action, said: "I have to disagree with Jason Ro...

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