Two men arrested after a flare hit a linesman during a Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park have been released on bail.
West Midlands Police have said on Twitter:
The FA has said it will investigate an incident in which an assistant referee was hit by a flare during today's Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur.
A spokesman said it "highlight the dangers of pyrotechnics being used in a football stadium":
Two men, aged 25 and 27, have been arrested after a flare hit a linesman during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park, West Midlands Police have said.
Television replays showed a missile being fired from the away section after Andros Townsend's first-half opening goal in Spurs' 2-0 away win.
An assistant referee has been struck by a flare fired from the away section during the first half of the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park.
David Bryan was hit by the flare as Spurs fans celebrated the game's opening goal, which was scored by England winger Andros Townsend in the 31st minute.
Transport for London has issued a warning for delays and congested lines ahead of this evening's Chelsea v Aston Villa football match at Stamford Bridge.
After defeats in the FA Cup and the Champions League, finally there's success for Arsenal.
Two goals from Santi Cazorla helped them beat relegation-threatened Aston Villa this afternoon.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he's not written off their chances of success in the Premier League.
The team take on Aston Villa later. Today's match comes after the Gunners lost to Bayern Munich, denting their chances of making the Champions League quarter finals.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is insisting his team are not that far off the best in Europe - despite a likely eighth season without a trophy.
Defeats in the FA Cup and the Champions League this week piles extra pressure on today's game against Aston Villa - and their hopes of finishing in the Premier League top four.