Deaths in Sport in May 1985

  • May 2 Attilio Bettega, Italian rallydriver (b.1951)
  • May 6 Pete Desjardins, American platform and springboard diver (Olympic gold 1928), dies at 78
  • May 11 Samuel Frith, English co-founder of soccer team (Bradford City), dies
  • May 29 39, die at Heysel Stadium in Liverpool in a riot prior to soccer match