. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Toll Mounts In Soccer Disasters

A list of other major soccer tragedies:


?May 24, 1964, Lima, Peru: 318 people are killed and another 500 injured in riots at National Stadium after an Olympic qualifying match.


?Jan. 2, 1971, Glasgow, Scotland: 66 people are killed and 140 injured when barriers in Ibrox Stadium collapse.


?Oct. 20, 1982, Moscow: 340 are reportedly killed at a European Cup match between Soviet club Spartak Moscow and Haarlem of the Netherlands. Police are blamed for pushing fans down a narrow, icy staircase before the end of the match. When a late goal is scored, exiting fans try to re-enter the stadium and create a "human mincer."


?May 29, 1985, Brussels, Belgium: 39 people are killed at the European Champions Cup Final at Heysel Stadium when riots break out and a wall separating rival fans collapses.


?April 15, 1989, Sheffield, England: 95 people are crushed to death at an English FA Cup semifinal game when police open gates to alleviate crowding.