GUARDIAN – Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri reflects on Heysel stadium disaster, and says ‘football has to get better’ – video

Speaking on Friday on the 30th anniversary of the Heysel stadium disaster in which 39 fans were killed during a clash between Liverpool and Juventus when a wall collapsed, Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri says it was a ‘black page’ in football history. He calls for all involved in the sport to ‘get better’ at fostering a peaceful environment during matches Continue reading…

GUARDIAN – Heysel disaster 30 years on: footage of fans scrambling to escape – video

Friday marks 30 years since the Heysel stadium disaster, in which 39 people died and 600 were injured during the 1985 European Cup Final in Brussels, Belgium. This report, broadcast a day after, contains footage of the tragedy, when crowd trouble led to Liverpool fans surging towards the Juventus supporters, causing a wall to collapseWARNING: Some viewers may find the footage in this report distressing Continue reading…