FA fine Forest and Rams

22 October 2009 05:49
The Football Association has fined Championship rivals Derby County and Nottingham Forest following the controversial clash between the two local rivals at the end of August. Both clubs were charged with failing to control their players and officials while Forest striker Nathan Tyson was charged with improper conduct. After the final whistle, Tyson grabbed the corner flag containing the Forest badge and waved it towards the Rams fans as he walked across the box in front of them. It sparked some ugly scenes with players from both sides clashing in a mass brawl. County were warned as to their future conduct and fined £20,000, £15,000 of which is suspended, while Forest were warned as to their future conduct and fined £25,000, £10,000 of which is suspended. Tyson was warned as to his future conduct, fined £5,000 and given a suspended two-match ban.

Source: ESA