Heysel Stadium, European Cup Final 1985
The Heysel Stadium crowd related incident occurred on 29 May 1985 crowd disorder lead to the collapse of a wall as fans tried to evade the violence. The incident occurred before the start of the European Cup Final between Juventus and Liverpool. 39 people were killed and 600 were injured in the incident
Never to be forgotten
Sergio Bastino Mazzino
Luciano Rocco Papaluca
Jean Michel Walla
Liverpool are set to honour the memory of the 39 Juventus fans who died at the Heysel disaster with a permanent tribute at Anfield this week.
ECHO- “It’s difficult to think of forgiveness” – a Juventus Ultra fan talks of the feelings which still exist in Italy 25 years after Heysel
CHIEF reporter LUKE TRAYNOR talks to a member of Drughi, a faction of the Juventus hardcore support, about their feelings on Heysel and longstanding attitude towards Liverpool.
Despite 39 Juventus fans dying at the Heysel Stadium in the 1985 European Cup final against Liverpool, it has taken 30 years for the club to come to terms with the heysel disaster of 1985 is football’s forgotten tragedy and Liverpool and Juventus’ minimal reaction prolongs hurt
The Telegraph- Heysel disaster of 1985 is football’s forgotten tragedy and Liverpool and Juventus’ minimal reaction prolongs hurt
Thirty years after 39 fans died at the European Cup final in Brussels the hurt is impossible to erase, partly thanks to the silent and bungling response
Services in Brussels, Liverpool and Turin on Friday commemorated the 39 people, mostly Italians, who were crushed and trampled to death after fighting between rival fans before the European Cup final at the Heysel Stadium 30 years ago.
The 1985 tragedy preceded Hillsborough by four years – but saw little of the same attention. Ed Vulliamy, who was there in the stands, reports on 30 years of hurt
Thirty years ago this month, 39 people died on terraces of the ramshackle Heysel stadium, Brussels, when riots caused a wall to collapse before the European Cup final between Juventus and Liverpool. Will the game ever come to terms with this overlooked tragedy?
(in French pronounced as /ˈɦɛizəl/; Dutch; Flemish: Heizeldrama; French: Drame du Heysel) occurred on 29 May 1985 when escaping fans were pressed against a collapsing wall in the Heysel Stadium in Brussels, Belgium, before the start of the 1985 European Cup Final between Juventus of Italy and Liverpool of England. 39 people—mostly Italians and Juventus fans—were killed and 600 were injured in the confrontation.
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