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Probe into bottle thrown at Man City and Blackburn game

Manchester City's James Milner (centre) battles with Blackburn Rovers' El-Hadji Diouf (left) and Ryan Nelson during the match at the City of Manchester Stadium
Image caption Manchester City and Blackburn Rovers drew 1-1 at the City of Manchester stadium

Police have started an investigation after a glass bottle was thrown as players were leaving the pitch after the Manchester City and Blackburn game.

The teams met at the City of Manchester stadium on Saturday afternoon. The game ended in a 1-1 draw.

Greater Manchester Police said no players or members of the crowd were injured in the incident.

The bottle was seized by police and an investigation is under way, the police spokesman said.

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