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29/05/1985 The Heysel Stadium disaster

The disaster occurred when escaping fans were pressed against a collapsing wall in the Heysel Stadium, 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.


  • Essentials 

  • Events leading up to the disaster 

  • Aftermath 

  • Commemorations 

  • Deaths