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Last Updated: Wednesday, 26 November, 2003, 17:42 GMT
Moyes welcomes back Ferguson
Duncan Ferguson
Ferguson had a training ground bust-up with Moyes
Striker Duncan Ferguson returned to training with Everton on Wednesday, 10 days after a bust-up with manager David Moyes.

The 31-year-old was sent home from training by Moyes but the pair have agreed to bury the hatchet.

"Duncan Ferguson has returned to training and the matter has been dealt with internally between the player and myself," Moyes told the club's official website.

"I now consider the matter to be closed and Duncan will be treated in the same manner as any other player."

The Professional Footballers' Association had intervened to help mediate between the two.

"We have been informed of the situation. These things can happen between player and manager, and we are trying to resolve the matter," said PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor.

Ferguson, who is the club's highest-paid player, has 18 months left on his current deal but has struggled with injury.

He made a brief return to full fitness earlier this season, scoring a late equaliser against Newcastle and a trademark header in the 4-0 win against Leeds United.

But he suffered a groin injury and a respiratory illness - and was forced to pull out of the home game against Chelsea at the last-minute with flu.






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