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FA charges Nottm Forest and Derby

Nottingham Forest and Derby
Tyson's celebrations were not to everybody's liking

The Football Association has charged Nottingham Forest and Derby with failing to control their players and officials in the match on 29 August.

Forest striker Nathan Tyson, who helped his side to a 3-2 win, waved a corner flag bearing the Forest badge in front of some Derby fans.

He was then confronted by several Rams players before the majority of both teams and coaching staff tussled.

Tyson, 27, has also been charged with improper conduct.

All parties have until 18 September to respond to the charges.

Forest boss Billy Davies said after the match: "I didn't see the incident but if that's what Nathan has done then I will look at the video.

"I remember the last time Derby were here and Robbie Savage was waving a Derby scarf around.

"There was very little made of that and we hope it will be the same for this.

"We never complained about it or made a fuss because we understood that Derby should enjoy the victory they had here."

And Rams manager Nigel Clough commented: "I was in the dressing room, which I personally think all managers and benches should be at the final whistle.

"I'm sure the referee was out there and the officials were out there so I'm sure they've seen it and it will all be included in their report."

Forest were 3-0 up at half-time and held on to win a fiery encounter despite a spirited Derby comeback.

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