Ahead of their German Cup semi-final, BVB fans paid their own tribute to the victims of Hillsborough on the 25th anniversary of the tragedy with a rendition of “You’ll Never Walk Alone.”
In September 1957, Liam Whelan scored twice in a European Cup tie for Manchester United against Shamrock Rovers at Dalymount Park, just up the road from where he grew up in Dublin. Less than five months later, the Irishman would perish along with seven team-mates in the Munich Air Disaster. This week marks the 56th anniversary of the tragedy.
England manager Roy Hogdson has named his squad for the upcoming clash with Ireland at Wembley. There’ll be no switch of allegiance for young Reading goalkeeper Alex McCarthy. He earns his first call-up to the senior side. Meanwhile, Ashley Cole, who will celebrate his 100th appearance, could captain the team as could Wayne Rooney against the country of his grandmother’s birth.
A video tribute to David Rocastle who died at the age of 33 on the 31st of March 2001.