Cardiff fan charged over coin-throwing incident

A 24-year-old man was charged on Monday for throwing a coin at referee Mike Dean during a south Wales Championship derby between Cardiff City and Swansea City, South Wales Police said in a statement. The fan will appear at Cardiff Magistrates' Court on April 20 and Cardiff chairman Peter Ridsdale said the man would be given a life ban. The match ended in a 2-2 draw on Sunday.