Police to investigate Kompany 'race taunt' after City skipper leads side to derby win
08:02 GMT, 10 April 2013
10:58 GMT, 10 April 2013
Police are investigating post-match footage to determine whether Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany was racially abused after his side's win over rivals United.
Greater Manchester Police say they have received no complaints from either club but were made aware of the footage by local newspaper Manchester Evening News.
Kompany was being interviewed with team-mate James Milner by Sky Sports' Geoff Shreeves when a man can be heard shouting in the background.
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Victorious: Police are investigating footage of Vincent Kompany's post-match interview
A police statement released on
Tuesday says 'the force will work with both clubs and review any footage
to investigate the incident.'
City had previously closed the gap on
Premier League leaders United to 12 points with victory at Old
Trafford, as goals from Milner and Sergio Aguero sealed their win.
Ugly scenes had marred United's
victory at the Etihad in the corresponding fixture on December 9 when
players of the visiting side, including Wayne Rooney and Rio Ferdinand,
were pelted with coins after Robin van Persie's winning free-kick.
Dominant: Kompany (right) guided his side to another Premier League win at Old Trafford
Match winner: Sergio Aguero celebrates his brilliant winning goal at Old Trafford
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