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A 15-year-old boy has been arrested by police investigating a racist tweet sent during Sunday's Manchester derby.
A Greater Manchester Police statement said:
The Manchester City fan who ran onto the pitch in a bid to confront Rio Ferdinand has had his season ticket removed and faces a lifetime ban if he is found guilty of a charge of pitch encroachment.
A Manchester City spokesman said: "His season card has been immediately removed for the rest of the season and he has been charged to appear at court. If he is found guilty he faces a lifetime ban".
Greater Manchester police have confirmed that the nine people charged following clashes in yesterday's Manchester derby were aged between 18 and 52.
All are due before Manchester City Magistrates' Court on 4 January next year. Police said four other arrests were made.
Chief Inspector Steve Howard said: "To have just 13 arrests for a crowd of this size and a match of this proportion is a testament to the policing operation we put in place."
Detectives said officers are working with Manchester City Football club to identify who threw a coin at Rio Ferdinand.
Charges of those arrested included a racially aggravated public order, pitch encroachment, public order, breach of a football banning order and being drunk and disorderly.
Chief Inspector Steve Howard said: "Despite fierce rivalry and high tension there was no major disorder. However, we will continue to investigate the coin throwing incident and are determined to work with the club to bring the perpetrator to justice."
Nine people have been charged in connection with yesterday's derby clash between Manchester United and Manchester City football clubs.
All are due before Manchester City Magistrates' Court on 4 January 2013. Four other arrests were made.
Manchester City has released the following statement on its website after Rio Ferdinand was hit above the left eye by a two-pence coin thrown from the crowd near the end of a heated derby clash.
Manchester United winger Ashley Young has expressed concern over the security of players after team-mate Rio Ferdinand was struck by an object during the Manchester derby.
The FA has said it is investigating Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand's injury after being hit in the hear by an object throw from the crowd. A statement on the FA website read:
Manchester City have apologised to Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand after he was hit by a coin during his team’s 3-2 win at the Etihad Stadium.