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[Bradford City fire, May 11 1985

[Bradford City fire, May 11 1985

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      On 11 May , Bradford City's Valley Parade stadium caught fire during their last match of the season, killing 56 spectators and injuring others. The day started triumphantly for Bradford City. They had secured the Division Three title five days earlier with a win over Bolton Wanderers, so the League presented the trophy to the club. West Yorkshire Police has voluntarily referred itself to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) in relation to the Bradford City fire disaster of , which left 56 football fans dead.

    The fire at the ground broke out close to half-time during Bradford's home game against Lincoln City on May, 11, with Bradford City, right up to the fire in , looking for clues. Bradford, West Yorkshire The 11th of May AD. On May 11 a series of circumstances on the day would lead to tragedy, 56 people dying and over seriously hurt in a flash fire at the Valley Parade stadium. Another set of circumstances pre-dated the conflagration, however, making it doubly tragic in that it was so avoidable.

    Synopsis. Brief Synopsis: On Saturday 11 th May during a televised third division football match between Bradford City and Lincoln City a fire started within block G, underneath the wooden seating area, within the main stand of the Bradford City Football ground at Valley Parade. Within 5 minutes the whole of the stand was alight with several hundred supporters having to leave the stand.   On , at an end of season Third Division football match between Bradford City and Lincoln City, a fire took hold which got so quickly out .


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Bradford City Football Stadium Fire, With THOMAS WALSH, NEAL RYLATT, LUCINA HACKMAN In MayBradford City Football Club was reaching the end of a very successful : Thomas Walsh, Neal Rylatt, Lucina Hackman.

A total of 56 fans lost their lives and hundreds of others were injured after a stand caught fire at Bradford's Valley Parade stadium during a match against Lincoln City on   Today marks the 35th anniversary of one of the worst disasters in the history of British May 11 1985 book.

On 11 May a fire erupted in the midst of a third-division tie between Bradford City and Lincoln City at Valley Parade, killing 54 home supporters and two Lincoln fans. Thirty-four years ago yesterday I was on duty at the Bradford City football match when a fire broke out in the main stand.

Fifty-six people lost their lives. The following is the chapter from my book Dodge City a Coppers Tale: 11th May is a day etched in my memory and it will [ ].

Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award. On May 11fifty-six people died in a devastating fire at Bradford City s old Valley Parade ground. It was truly horrific, a startling story and wholly avoidable but it had only the briefest of inquiries, and it Reviews:   Read Book claims Bradford [Bradford City fire fire may have been arson attack latest on ITV News.

All the Thursday 16th April news A new book claims that the fire at Bradford's Valley Parade stadium in   What happened on Browse historical events, famous birthdays and notable deaths from or search by date, day or keyword.

56 die and at least are injured at Bradford City football ground in the worst fire in English football history; J ; The Tragic and Fatal Secret of Rock Hudson October 2,   Tragedy: The fire at Bradford City's Valley Parade claimed 56 victims and injured on Then-Bradford chairman Heginbotham (left) was linked to.

In the second extract from his new book Martin Fletcher recalls in detail the events of 11 Maywhen 56 people lost their lives in the Bradford City fire, including four members of his family. Fans killed in Bradford stadium fire. At least 52 people are known to have died and many are missing after fire engulfed the Bradford City football stadium.

Hundreds of people are in hospital suffering from burns. Most of the dead are children or elderly people crushed in the rush to escape the inferno. On Saturday 11 Maythe.

Bradford City Association Football Club is an English professional football club based in Bradford, West Yorkshire, team compete in League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league club's home ground is capacity Valley Parade, which was the site of the Bradford City stadium fire on 11 Maywhich took the lives of 56 supporters.

Stafford Heginbotham (12 September – 21 April ) was a British businessman and chairman of Bradford City football club at the time of 56 deaths in the Bradford City stadium fire, which occurred immediately after the club won league promotion that mandated a costly upgrading of spectator facilities.A book revealed the extent of Heginbotham's fire insurance claims before the.

Bradford City stadium fire: The untold stories of the fire that devastated Valley Parade does not seek to make melodrama out of that 11 May afternoon at Valley Parade, when fans arrived. Book Review: Four Minutes to Hell: The Story of the Bradford City Fire by Paul Firth.

Saturday 11 May should have been a day of celebration at Valley Parade as Bradford City paraded the trophy after winning the /85 Third Division title. Instead it became an occasion of horror, devastation and sadness.

After Hillsborough, the Bradford City FC stadium fire was the second worst sporting tragedy in England, leaving 56 dead and at least injured.

The fire started five minutes before half-time during the match on 11 May between Bradford and Lincoln City.

It was later established that the blaze was caused by a fan who went to put his cigarette out but dropped it between the. BBC Radio Drama - Bradford City Fire 11th May - Phacemag A Time & A Place.

PHACEMAG. Current Issue Bradford City Fire. 11th May A Time And A Place. The 56 A time and a place BOOKS Digital Music   A survivor of the Bradford fire who lost three generations of his family has claimed the inferno on 11 May was one of several at businesses associated with the club’s chairman Stafford.

am Updated J pm Paul Jewell’s Bradford City beat Liverpool in May to secure an unlikely Premier League survival (Photo: Allsport). THE Bradford City fire that killed 56 football fans 30 years ago was one of nine at businesses owned or linked to the club’s then chairman, a survivor claims in a new book.

Bradford City were supposed to be celebrating on 11 May The team was presented with the Division Three championship trophy - their first trophy in 56 years - in front of 11, jubilant fans.

THE 56 people who lost their lives in the Bradford City fire on were commemorated over the weekend through the 34th annual Valley Parade Memorial Football Tournament.The University of Bradford's Plastic Surgery and Burns Research Unit (PSBRU) was set up by Professor David Sharpe after the Bradford City Fire Disaster at Valley Parade onwhich cost.

The worst-ever British football stadium fire happened on this day in at Valley Parade, home of Bradford City, claiming the lives of 56 fans and injuring at least others.