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Thursday, 6 April, 2000, 12:01 GMT 13:01 UK
Picture gallery: A black night for football

It was meant to be the build up to an exciting semi-cup final but ended in the death of two Leeds United fans stabbed in violent clashes between rival supporters.

Christopher Loftus and Kevin Speight, had travelled to Istanbul to watch their team play the local side Galatasaray.

At Leeds' home stadium, Elland Road, floral tributes were laid in their memory.

Fighting fans
Fighting breaks out between rival fans

Police move in
Police intervene as supporters are injured

Injured football fan
One injured Leeds fan is led away by Turkish police

Billy Bremner statue wears black armband
Elland Road's Billy Bremner statue wears a black armband to mark the deaths

Floral tributes
Floral tributes to the victims are placed on the gates at Elland Road

Young and old united in grief
Young and old united in grief









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