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 left bleeding after he is struck by object

Rio Ferdinand was left bleeding from the head after being hit by an object thrown from the crowd during Manchester United's 3-2 win at Manchester City.

A coin-sized object was seen bouncing off Ferdinand's head on television replays of the incident.

A gash appears over Ferdinand's left eye. Credit: Press Association
Rio Ferdinand wipes blood off his head. Credit: Press Assocation

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