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Juventus turn down memorial gesture from tragic game with Liverpool


 
Italian giants, Juventus has turned down an  FA plan to remember the Heysel disaster which took place nearly 30 years ago.

The Football Association will not be permitted to lay a wreath to mark the 30th anniversary of that tragic night in Belgium when England play Italy in a friendly in Turin on Tuesday.

Repre­sen­ta­tiv­es of the FA had planned to commemorate the deaths of 39 supporters before the 1985 European Cup final between Liverpool and Juventus.

Juventus, who will host the friendly, said they appreciated the gesture.

However, they do not want to detract from their own planned memorial in May.

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