From Where I Was Standing: A Liverpool Supporter's View of the Heysel Stadium Tragedy

From Where I Was Standing A Liverpool Supporter s View of the Heysel Stadium Tragedy None

  • Title: From Where I Was Standing: A Liverpool Supporter's View of the Heysel Stadium Tragedy
  • Author: Chris Rowland Paul Tomkins
  • ISBN: 9780955925313
  • Page: 232
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. No one more than Liverpool fans knows that the grief over losing someone you love at a football match never goes away. It might appear that it has quietened down but then all it takes is one image or word and all the emotions start flooding back.It is for that reason why no one really likes to talk about what happened at Heysel. There seems to be a fear to mention it, an ingrained reluctance to re-open that chapter for fear that what is said might be seen as hurtful to those who lost family and [...]

    2. This was a very interesting read from the perspective of a Liverpool fan attending the European Cup Final at the Heysel Stadium in Brussels between Liverpool and Juventus. An excellent commentary of the fun they had in Ostend leading up to the final and then things turn nastier as they enter Brussels. Very good description of how things went tragically wrong at the stadium and how all Liverpool fans were tarred with the same brush that eveing and when they left Ostend the following day.However m [...]

    3. An honest, vivid and thoughtful account. A book any football fan who wants to delve deeper into Heysel should read. Read this and the Popplewell Report in unison.

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