Ferguson: Rio incident 'unfortunate'

anchester United's Rio Ferdinand holds his head after being hit by a coin. Photo: PA

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has described the incident which saw Rio Ferdinand struck by an object during the Manchester derby as 'unfortunate'.

It's just unfortunate towards the end a City fan runs on and then they throw coins at our players and that. I don't think you need that.

The same thing happened at Chelsea which was masked really by all the other things that happened.

But, you know, two fantastic teams today I think, and a fantastic game of football, and it could do without that.

– Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson speaking to Sky Sports.
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what a result,3points! Sweet! Whoever threw that coin,what a shot! Can't believe it was a copper 2p....could have at least been a £1 coin!