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“It was put to Alex Ferguson that we wouldn’t use this information and in the end it was mentioned to him we would keep it quiet and keep it out of the public domain and because of that he then started co-operating with the paper,” Driscoll told the hearing into press standards.
The former sports journalist appeared to reveal the manager’s name by mistake. A spokeswoman for the club said Ferguson was aware of what had been said at the inquiry but had no comment to make. “We are not saying anything,” she said.