More than 1,700 Liverpool fans who claim they were injured or left with psychological trauma at the chaotic Champions League Final are to sue Uefa, lawyers have said.
European football’s governing body is facing group actions over the final against Real Madrid in Paris.
Uefa delayed kick-off by 35 minutes, citing “security issues”.
Liverpool law firm Bingham’s said clients had spoken of “terrifying scenes” at the Stade de France.
Bingham’s has teamed up with global law company Pogust Goodhead in a lawsuit for 1,450 clients alleging negligence.
Lawyers said they would sue Uefa for breach of contract in ticket sales and negligence over a duty of care they had towards supporters, who were harmed physically and psychologically.
Many Reds supporters spoke of long queues in the hours leading up to the game and a heavy-handed police response to the build-up of fans.