FA to investigate Rio Ferdinand incident

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:

The FA is investigating the incident in which an object was thrown from the crowd and hit Rio Ferdinand following Manchester United's third goal against Manchester City on Sunday.

The FA will liaise with Greater Manchester Police and await the reports of both our crowd control advisor who was present at the game and the match referee.

– FA statement

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Charges after Manchester derby

Nine people have been charged following the Manchester derby on Saturday, police said. In the match Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand was hit in the head by a coin thrown from the crowd. None of the charges relate to this incident.