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Hearts - Almeria Friendly Abandoned Following Large On-Field Scuffle

Hearts - Almeria Friendly Abandoned Following Large On-Field Scuffle
By Colman Stanley Updated
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Hearts have had to abandon a friendly fixture against La Liga side Almeria today, following a large scuffle between both sets of players, with members of the management team also getting involved.

The Scottish side were playing Almeria in a non-competitive fixture to keep players fit and sharp while the World Cup takes place, making the tensions between the two teams even stranger given their was nothing at stake.

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The fight was caused by an Almeria player who appeared to rush over to a Hearts player and push/punch him in face, causing both sides to have a go at each other.

From the official Hearts Twitter account: "Following altercations between both sets of players, the decision has been made to abandon the match. Robbie Neilson will speak to Hearts TV shortly."

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