Podcast 205: An Echo of Glory, Part 14: Eighteen Days in May

by | Apr 5, 2020

With the benefit of hindsight it had been coming for years, but the events of May 1985 blew through football in this country like a slow motion nightmare. In just eighteen days, 96 people were killed at matches featuring English clubs, the result of years of policy failure and stagnation. This week’s podcast is the story of the St Andrews riot, the Bradford fire, and the Heysel Stadium disaster.

It’s time for the fourteenth episode of our series An Echo of Glory, the history of football in England and Wales. There’s a bunch of different ways in which you can subscribe to the 200% podcast. You can do so through Spotify, which you can find right here, and you can download this week’s to listen to at your leisure by right-clicking and saving here, whilst the podcast RSS feed is here and you can subscribe through Itunes here. We’re now also available through Acast, right here.

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