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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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Rio Ferdinand hit by object thrown from crowd

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has been struck by an object thrown from the crowd during the Manchester derby.

The centre-back was hit on the head – an injury which drew blood - while celebrating his team’s winning goal in a 3-2 victory at the Etihad Stadium.

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