The People's Forum
[ Post a Response | The People's Forum ]
Yes initially Everton and Norwich did attempt to challenge the ban...
... it might even have gone to court but it was a half hearted challenge and with Thatcher right behind the ban there was little hope of success. But at least we got to play in the Full Members Cup as compensation.
And apparently did at first, at the behest of Norwich City, who were also denied a place because of the ban.
The story goes that he was offered a knighthood if he dropped the case. Which he did, and said knighthood soon arrived.
Now he has a stand named after him at Goodison.
gave all their attention to protecting the National Team. John Smith Of Liverpool FC was instrumental in throwing the club sides under the bus Everton were the single biggest victim of this
Heysel was a real tragedy. Liverpool Should accept their responsibility in that,, but the subsequent ban was all about protecting the national team