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Football Association probes Emirates throwing incident

Michael Essien challenges Cesc Fabregas
Referee Marriner (background) oversaw a feisty encounter

The Football Association will investigate the throwing of an object on to the pitch during the game between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates.

Referee Andre Marriner halted play in the first half to remove the item, believed to be a camera, which came from a section of the home crowd.

It appeared to be thrown towards Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard.

Marriner included the incident in his match report and the FA will contact Arsenal for further information.

Chelsea's 3-0 victory dealt the Gunners' title ambitions a significant blow.

A goal in either half from Didier Drobga, and a Thomas Vermaelen own-goal shortly before half-time, resulted in leaders Chelsea moving 11 points clear of their London rivals.



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