Bradford City FC Fire 1985

Discussion in 'General Football & Other Sport' started by We hate 48, May 11, 2019.

  1. We hate 48

    We hate 48 Reservist

    A couple of years before the play offs started and the season was still going, we were leaving White Hart Lane 34 years ago having won 5-1 when the news of this broke.

    56 people went to a game and never came home-i won't post any of the video's as they are too horrific.

    A total tragedy that is hardly mentioned so i thought i would do so for fellow football fans who lost their lives.
  2. Otter

    Otter Gambling industry insider

    I'm pretty sure Aidy Boothroyd said he was there, or actually in the stand at the time.
  3. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    I often wonder how many would be trapped if there was a fire in the Rookery.

    If you’re in the last 10 rows, it takes 10-15 mins to get out.
  4. RookeryDad

    RookeryDad Squad Player

    Well done.
  5. Hussar

    Hussar Academy Graduate

    Lincoln City, the visitors that day, usually have a supporters flag displayed remembering the 56.
  6. We hate 48

    We hate 48 Reservist

    They also named one of their stands after 2 of the 56 who were Lincoln fans-Stacey-West stand

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