sport news Mid-season 'friendly' between Hearts and Almeria ABANDONED after mass-brawl ... trends now

sport news Mid-season 'friendly' between Hearts and Almeria ABANDONED after mass-brawl ... trends now
sport news Mid-season 'friendly' between Hearts and Almeria ABANDONED after mass-brawl ... trends now

sport news Mid-season 'friendly' between Hearts and Almeria ABANDONED after mass-brawl ... trends now

Mid-season 'friendly' between Hearts and Almeria is ABANDONED after players threw punches and coaches squared up to each other in a mass brawl on the pitch in Marbella A friendly between Hearts and Almeria has been abandoned because of a fight A mass-brawl broke out on the pitch with players throwing punches at eachother Hearts manager Robbie Neilson was forced to pull his players from the field Almeria had gone 1-0 in the firey match through a goal from Dyego Sousa 

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Hearts' friendly against Almeria was abandoned earlier today after a mass-brawl broke out between both sets of players with 'punches' and 'forearm smashes' being thrown. 

The Edinburgh club are currently on a warm-weather break in Spain as they prepare for the re-commencement of the Scottish Premiership in two weeks time, but have not been having much joy abroad, losing 4-0 to Blackburn on Friday.

And after going 1-0 down in a now 'not so friendly' encounter, thanks to a goal from Almeria's Dyego Sousa, tempers flared on the pitch as Hearts' Alexander Cochrane and Almeria's Rodrigo Ely were both sent off for initiating the skirmish.  

A mass-brawl broke out in Hearts' match against Almeria with players punching eachother

A mass-brawl broke out in Hearts' match against Almeria with players punching eachother

The match was subsequently abandoned after players and coaches all ran onto the field

The match was subsequently abandoned after players and coaches all ran onto the field 

Hearts manager Robbie Neilson (pictured) was forced to walk his team from the field after fight

Hearts manager Robbie Neilson (pictured) was forced to walk his team from the field after fight

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