main soccer stadium tragedy

A stampede at a house soccer match in jap Indonesia that killed no less than 125 folks late on Saturday is the most recent in a protracted line of soccer stadium tragedies.

AFP Sport highlights among the worst:

24 Could 1964


– Thriller nonetheless surrounds the entire quantity who died after they have been crushed in a ladder on the finish of the UEFA Cup match between Spartak Moscow and Dutch facet Haarlem on the Luzhniki Stadium. The official demise toll is 66 – 45 of them youngsters – however based on the each day newspaper Sovietsky Sport, the quantity was a lot larger and 340 have been killed.

9 Could 2001


– 97 Liverpool followers have been killed in the course of the FA Cup semi-final with Nottingham Forest after a crush within the stands at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield Wednesday.

– In the course of the match between Bradford and Lincoln Metropolis, 56 folks died in a hearth in a wood stand.

16 October 1996


In the course of the Rangers-Celtic derby, 66 folks have been killed in a crush at Ibrox Stadium. It was the stadium’s second catastrophe, after a stand collapsed in 1902, killing 26 folks.

February 1, 2012

February 17, 1974

South Africa

43 folks died in a stampede in the course of the match between Orlando Pirates and Kaiser Chiefs at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg.

– 40 killed in a crush within the Orlando Pirates-Caesar Chiefs match.

Could 29, 1985


At the very least 18 folks have been killed and greater than 2,300 have been injured when a roof collapsed on the Furiani Stadium in Corsica.

24 January 2022



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