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Hillsborough events

"Beasts"

Apr, 1989
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

UEFA President Jacques Georges caused controversy by describing the Liverpool supporters as "beasts", wrongly suggesting that hooliganism was the cause of the disaster, which had occurred less than four years after the Heysel Stadium disaster. His remarks led to Liverpool F.C. calling for his resignation, but he apologized on discovering hooliganism was not the cause.


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