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Bulgaria's Plovdiv derby marred by mass brawl

November 1, 2009
By Reuters
A mass brawl involving players and coaching staff marred Botev Plovdiv's 1-0 home win over city rivals Lokomotiv in the Bulgarian league.

Seconds after the final whistle on Saturday, players and staff from both benches aimed kicks and punches at each other while fans invaded the pitch and all kinds of objects were thrown on to the field.

Lokomotiv midfielder Dani Kiki took a flag from some visiting fans and tried to place it in the centre circle. More violence then followed ...

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