The FA has said it will investigate an incident in which an assistant referee was hit by a flare during today's Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur.
A spokesman said it "highlight the dangers of pyrotechnics being used in a football stadium":
An FA spokesman said: "The FA will investigate this matter, which is unacceptable." ...
"We will await the match officials' report and will be speaking to the clubs." ...
... "Such incidents highlight the dangers of pyrotechnics being used in a football stadium."
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