By Chris Wright
Today marks the 30th anniversary of the Heysel Stadium disaster, one of the bleakest, blackest days in the already murky morass that was British football in the 1980s.
29th May, 1985. The European Cup Final between Liverpool and Juventus. 58,000 fans were in attendance at the Belgian national stadium. Only 57,961 of them made it out alive. The bodies were lined up outside. The youngest was aged just 11.
The abhorrent events of the day, the blame, the bloodshed, and the subsequent repercussions have been well documented so we don’t feel the need to go into it.
The harrowing photos, sadly, say it all. We must never forget…