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FA cup go-ahead after fan’s death

Title
FA cup go-ahead after fan’s death
Genre
Speech
TX Date
10 Apr 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:01:57
Description
David Davies, Football Association spokesman announces that Wednesday’s FA Cup semi-final replay between Crystal Palace and Manchester United will go ahead. The match was cast in doubt after a London supporter was killed during violence before yesterday’s match. Thirty-five year-old Paul Nixon died after falling under the wheels of a coach. Calls for any further witnesses to come forward.
Contributors
David Davies
Keywords
Deaths; Death; Association football; Birmingham; Hooliganism; Manchester United; Walsall; Witnesses; FA; Crystal Palace (football team); Paul Nixon

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