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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.

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Manchester City apologise over Rio Ferdinand incident

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.

We apologise to Rio. We condemn the actions of the individual concerned.

We are reviewing the CCTV with the police and our normal security.

We will support the police with any investigation and hopefully identify the person as soon as possible.

– Manchester City spokesman

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