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HEYSEL 30 YEARS: WHEN IN ROME

MAY 30, 1984. European Cup night in Rome. Liverpool beat Roma on their home ground. In a tense penalty shoot-out, they lift the European Cup for a remarkable fourth time. Liverpool were already League Champions and Milk Cup winners back home, where their reserve side...

HEYSEL 30 YEARS: THE BARBARIANS ARE COMING

THE facts are stark enough. Before the European Cup final, one of the showpieces of world football competition, at the ageing Heysel Stadium in Brussels, on the night of May 29, 1985, Liverpool and Juventius fans clashed in one of the most serious outbreaks of...

PODCAST: HEYSEL 30 YEARS

THIS is a special Anfield Wrap podcast on the Heysel stadium disaster. Neil Atkinson and Gareth Roberts interviewed Italian author Francesco Caremani, senior lecturer at Manchester University and author Geoff Pearson, football editor of the Times Tony Evans,...
HEYSEL 30 YEARS: AN INTRODUCTION

HEYSEL 30 YEARS: AN INTRODUCTION

THIRTY years ago this week a group of Liverpool fans repeatedly charged towards supporters in section Z of the Heysel stadium. Inadequate chicken wire fence did nothing to prevent them running free among rival supporters and 12 policemen stationed to keep them apart...