Man taken to hospital after football fight

A MAN was taken to hospital after a fight took place following a six-a-side football match.

The victim, believed to be in his 30s, was playing in a game at Horntye Park Sports Complex off Bohemia Road when he was involved in an altercation with an opponent on the pitch around 7.40pm yesterday.

The players are believed to have walked off the pitch and while leaving the gates were involved in another fight just yards from Hastings Police Station.

Police and paramedics were quickly on the scene.

The victim was believed to have been taken to the Conquest Hospital but his injuries were not known.

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