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They went to a match and never came back (Part Five)

Continuing the series that looks at those thankfully rare times in football history when fans went to a football match but never made it home afterwards. (For Part One click here; Part Two here; Part Three here; Part Four here.) The Ibrox Stadium Disaster 1971 They saw that lightening never strikes twice. Unfortunately, the Ibrox ground, home of Glasgow Rangers, ...

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They went to a match and never came back (Part One)

Football is the world’s most popular sport, and, every week during a regular season, fans will go to matches in their millions the world over. Whilst it is normally a fun day out,  there  are times when a combination of factors means that spectators find themselves in danger. Local rivalries, stadiums filled beyond capacity, inadequate policing or outdated facilities all ...

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