Police probe soccer brawl

A FOOTBALL match was abandoned after a fight broke out on the pitch.

Police were called to the match on the playing fields behind Spenborough Baths at 11.12am on Sunday after receiving reports of a serious assault that occurred at the football match between two local teams.

It is thought the teams were Spen Valley and St Ignatius, from Wakefield.

Two men, a 37-year-old and a 28-year-old, were allegedly assaulted by members of the opposing team as a result of an incident on the pitch.

Both men were taken to hospital with serious facial injuries, and are now in a stable condition.

Two men, a 27-year-old and a 25-year-old were arrested and bailed pending further inquires.