France, Corsica, Armand Césari Stadium crowd incident 22/04/1992

Twenty years ago: the Bastia stadium disaster

No matches were played in Ligue 1 last Saturday. Instead the league commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Furiani stadium disaster which took the lives of 18 fans and injured hundreds more.

Thirty years on, remembering the Furiani stadium disaster in Corsica

On this day thirty years ago, a stand came crashing down at a crammed football stadium in Bastia, on the island of Corsica, killing 19 people and injuring thousands. To this day, the Furiani stadium collapse remains the worst disaster in French sporting history.

30 years on: Remembering France’s Furiani football disaster

On May 5, 1992, a terrace at the Armand-Cesari Stadium in Corsica collapsed during a semi-final match, killing 19 people  

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