Forest and Derby face FA investigation

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The Football Association is to investigate the unsavoury scenes at the end of Saturday's local derby between Nottingham Forest and Derby County at the City Ground. After helping Forest record a 3-2 victory, the striker Nathan Tyson picked up a corner flag and waved it in celebration in front of the Derby fans in the Bridgford End, prompting Rams players to rush over and become involved as stewards tried to keep fans off the pitch.

Forest led 3-0 through Radoslaw Majewski, Dexter Blackstock and Tyson before Derby fought back. A Wes Morgan own goal and a Jake Livermore strike reduced the deficit, but the hosts held for their first success over their rivals since March 2003.

Barnsley parted company with their manager, Simon Davey, hours after their 3-1 home defeat to Reading. The Tykes are bottom of the table, having picked up just one point from five games. They took the lead when new signing Andy Gray scored his first goal for the club, but Alex Pearce levelled and Noel Hunt put the visitors ahead with a penalty before adding a third.

The Cardiff manager, Dave Jones, accused elements of his team of complacency after the Bluebirds surrender their unbeaten record with a 2-0 defeat at Doncaster. Early strikes from James Coppinger and James Hayter upset the odds and handed Jones his first defeat in seven competitive fixtures. West Bromwich moved a point above Cardiff after being held to a 2-2 draw at Sheffield United.

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