Blackpool Apologise For Playing ‘We Didn’t Start The Fire’ Over Stadium Loudspeakers Before Bradford City Match

Chris Wright

28th, February 2016

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Blackpool were forced to apologise after getting Bradford City fans’ dander up by playing Billy Joel’s chronologic classic ‘We Didn’t Start The Fire’ before the League One meeting between the two sides on Saturday.

Bradford’s Valley Parade stadium was reduced to cinders by a huge fire in May of 1985 that eventually claimed the lives of 56 fans.


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  1. maria says:

    Unless Blackpool routinely play that particular song before matches, the person who played it knew what he was doing. Tasteless.

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