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Phil Downs, secretary of MUDSA and acting chair of NADS, said: "The Football League have done everything they could to address our problems and it would have been churlish to carry on with the boycott.
United boss Sir Alex Ferguson and striker Diego Forlan, whose sister Alejandra was badly injured in a road accident 11 years ago, both gave public backing to MUDSA's fight.
But the League's Head of Communications John Nagle said: "I think it's a great shame that the MUDSA have chosen to boycott what will be a great occasion.