Manchester City player says bananas tossed on pitch
France's Gael Clichy meets journalists during a press conference at the Euro 2012 soccer championship in Donetsk, Ukraine, Saturday, June 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
The Associated Press
Published Monday, August 6, 2012 11:45AM EDT
Last Updated Monday, August 6, 2012 11:48AM EDT
LIMERICK, Ireland -- Limerick FC says Irish police and Thomond Park officials are investigating CCTV footage after Manchester City defender Gael Clichy said bananas were thrown onto the pitch during a friendly.
Limerick FC and Thomond Park released a statement Monday saying "any individual identified as being involved in an incident of this nature will be banned from future attendance and the matter will be handed over to the Gardai (Irish Police)."
Clichy tweeted after City's 4-0 win on Sunday: "How sad to see bananas thrown on the pitch tonight ... Knowing people around the world need food. (hash)nowordsforthis."