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Pair arrested at Chelsea game: Met Police

LONDON (AFP) –

Chelsea's Frank Lampard (right) celebrates after scoring against West Ham at Stamford Bridge, on March 17, 2013

Chelsea‘s Frank Lampard (right) celebrates after scoring during the Premier League match against West Ham United at Stamford Bridge in London, on March 17, 2013. Two men were arrested over alleged racially aggravated public order offences at Stamford Bridge, according to the Metropolitan Police.

Two men were arrested over alleged racially aggravated public order offences at Chelsea’s Premier League match with West Ham United on Sunday, police have announced.

London’s Metropolitan Police is also investigating reports that Chelsea’s players had coins thrown at them during their side’s 2-0 victory at Stamford Bridge.

Missiles including coins appeared to be thrown at Chelsea’s players as they celebrated Frank Lampard’s opening goal in the 19th minute of the game.

The Football Associations says it will liaise with the police and the two clubs involved during any investigations.

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