Archive for the Hillsborough Category


Hillsborough – The 25th Anniversary

Like every year, emotions were running high yesterday as an estimated 25,000 people packed into Anfield to show their respects to the 96 Liverpool fans who, on 15th April 1989, went to a football match and never came home. The tone for yesterday was set on Sunday really with an emotional Steven Gerrard shedding a […]

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Hillsborough – The 24th Memorial – 15th April 2013

Another very emotional anniversary memorial service. Twenty four years of hurt, lies and suffering. The time has just flown by for some but no doubt for the families of the victims, the time has dragged by as the fight for Justice has gone on for so long. For many, myself included, the memories are still […]

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Clubs unite for the 96

From playing ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ over the PA through to special messages on the big screen, clubs from all over the country paid their respects to the 96 this weekend, with the exception of Manchester United whose behaviour was disgusting on the one hand, but so very typical on the other. JFT96!! More: continued […]

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Barton in tears, Rooney calls for punishment, Owen slams the media and more tweets of the week

[View the story “talkSPORT’s tweets of the week: 10-14 September 2012” on Storify] More: continued here

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Brighton to pay tribute to 96

Brighton and Hove Albion FC are to stage a moment of reflection for Hillsborough before Friday night’s home clash with Sheffield Wednesday. More: continued here

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Listen back to Joanna’s call on Drive Time about Hillsborough

Joanna rang in to Drive Time today and made some superb points about Hillsborough – listen again here. More: continued here

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English Football Association offers full apology for its part in Hillsborough …

Now the English FA are added to the ever growing list of people and organisations who have stepped forward to offer their apologies for the Hillsborough disaster. What makes today so special, rather than any other day over the previous 23 years and almost 5 months. Has it anything to do with the fact that […]

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Liverpool FC – Hillsborough Independent Panel Report; What’s Next?

All Liverpool fans knew the truth but for 23 years the authorities, and quite staggeringly authorities at the highest level, perpetuated a whole pack of lies and cover up stories trying to place the blame for the tragedy at the hands of the fans. For 23 years those same people really knew the truth but […]

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Liverpool: Hillsborough Report Imminent

Liverpool: Hillsborough Report ImminentVitalfootball: Liverpool: 12/09/2012 09:49:00Today sees the long-awaited unveiling of an independent report into the 1989 Hillsborough disaster which saw 96 Liverpool fans tragically lose their life More: continued here

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‘Beyond Hillsborough’

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is to stage a very special and emotive production aimed at spreading awareness of the Hillsborough disaster. More: continued here

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