FA to look into coin throwing incidents


6th, November 2006

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The FA has launched investigations into the two coin-throwing incidents at the West Ham/Arsenal and Fulham/Everton matches that took place over the weekend.
On Saturday, Fulham’s Claus Jensen was hit by a coin thrown by an Everton fan in their 1-0 victory at Craven Cottage and Gunners’ striker Robin van Persie was struck by 2p at Upton Park on Sunday during the Gunners’ 1-0 defeat.

An FA spokesman said "we will be looking at the referees’ reports and speaking to the relevant clubs. We want to see what steps the clubs are taking to identify who is responsible. The key thing is to identify those responsible and make sure they are dealt with appropriately."

Fulham boss Chris Coleman and West Ham manager Alan Pardew have both
called for some tough action against the perpetrators.
Coleman said: "I hope the offender is identified. It was a coward who
threw the coin. Send

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  1. Ollie, Pies Ed. says:

    I had to laugh when Moyes berated a reporter for presuming that it had been an Everton fan. Moyes seemed to sugggest that it could have been a Fulham fan. Yes, Dave, that would make sense…