Ferdinand was the sole United player to refuse to wear the T-shirt in the match-day squad, which included Patrice Evra, who was racially abused by Luis Suárez last season.
On Friday Ferguson criticised Jason Roberts, the Reading striker, for his declaration that he would not wear the T-shirt. The Manchester United manager said: "I have to disagree with Jason Roberts, he is making the wrong point. Everyone should be united, all the players in the country wearing the top, the warm-up tops. I do not know what point he is trying to make or trying to put himself on a different pedestal to everyone else. He really should be supporting all the rest of the players who are doing something. If you are doing something then everyone who believes in it should do it together, we should not have sheep walking off. He is making the wrong message.
"Yes, all my players will wear it. I think all the players will be wearing it. I only heard that Jason Roberts is different. He is very different, he plays his game and is in the studio 20 minutes after it, it's a great privilege."
Ferdinand's brother, Anton, was racially abused by John Terry, for which the Chelsea captain received a four-match ban and a £220,000 fine by the Football Association. The club gave Terry their own record fine. But he remains the captain.
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