The Biggest Training Ground Bust Ups in Football History
These two England stars were involved in a spat recently | Michael Regan/Getty Images

Ask any former professional and they will tell you that training ground bust ups are part and parcel of modern football.

Putting a group of super competitive, overpaid blokes together five days a week is always going to lead to some disagreements and some of them are bound to led to fistycuffs. However, not every player has the misfortune of their scrap being picked up on by the media.

Here are 22 individuals who have not been so lucky and will always be remembered for their part in an infamous training ground scraps.

Mancini and Balotelli has always had a fiery relationship | Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

2. Thomas Gravesen vs Robinho

FLASHBACK: To this week in 2006 when Tommy Gravesen tried to liven up Madrid’s pre-season training – by

sparking out Robinho.


— It’s A Funny Old Game (@sid_lambert) August 10, 2018

Barton has had several brushes with the law for violent offences | SHAUN CURRY/Getty Images

4. John Hartson vs Eyal Berkovic

Things went downhill quickly from this point between Hartson and Berkovic | Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images
“No, you started it!” | Clive Rose/Getty Images

6. Freddie Ljungberg vs Olof Mellberg

Awkward | JONAS EKSTROMER/Getty Images

“Andy Carroll is back at the club where his career began

Good pals Andy & Steven Taylor (lol),interesting battle.

— Mark Rowntree (@MRowntreeRacing) November 11, 2012

8. Neymar vs Nelson Semedo

Nelson Semedo vs. Neymar—who you got? ??

— B/R Football (@brfootball) July 28, 2017

Onyewu never played for Milan again after fighting Zlatan in training | Ned Dishman/Getty Images

10. Danny Drinkwater vs Jota

No wonder he attracted aggro putting in tackles like this | Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images
Feisty | Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images

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