Mr Byrne, who was conjointly at the 1989 Hillsborough disaster that diode to the deaths of ninety seven city fans once a sports stadium crush, told BBC Radio four these days that there was “a disorder breakdown of sports stadium management” and “extremely hostile” policing in Paris.
“It was the worst event I’ve ever seen around a football match since 1989 at Hillsborough and it might are as serious as Hillsborough with the lives lost,” he said.
“It was solely the patience of the city supporters that prevented that from happening as a result of we tend to got completely nothing from the authorities.”
Following every week of widespread criticism, Uefa apologised on Friday to city and Real Madrid fans once sections of supporters, together with kids and aged individuals, were targeted with tear gas and chemical weapon by French police outside the sports stadium.
It has conjointly emerged that fans, together with city town Region mayor Steve Rotheram, were robbed and ill-treated.