Tag: Hillsborough disaster

  • Margaret Thatcher & Her Impact on the World of Sports

    One of the more polarizing figures of Post-War Europe, Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of Britain, the only woman to ever hold the position, passed away at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke. Thatcher, who held office from 1979 to 1990 until she was forced out by her own party. Thatcher was the Prime Minister of Britain while two of England’s greatest footballing disasters, at Bradford and Hillsborough occurred, her name being attached to the latter and the cover up that was done by the South Yorkshire Ambulance Service and others.

  • Liverpool FC – Aftermath of the Hillsborough Report

    For now, shock at how the rabbit hole goes. I mean, people knew there was some sort of cover up, but not at this magnitude. A cover up by the police and the emergency forces, simply sacrificing 96 Liverpool fans in name and memory, which is made worse by the fact that the report suggests 41 people might have been saved if not for the insane level of wrongdoing.

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

    As we’re writing, the Hillsborough Independent Panel, the body enlisted to bring ‘justice to the 96’, are speaking to the press in the Liverpool Cathedral, but aren’t saying anything new. The moment the report came out, the conclusions are pretty obvious. The fans that dies are not at fault. The police, the emergency services and everyone who tried to cover up what happened, are.

  • Liverpool FC – 42 Questions to the Hillsborough Independent Panel

    It’s been over 23 years since April 15, 1989, when 96 Liverpool fans died during an FA Cup Semifinal clash between the club and Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough in Sheffield, and still, most the victims’ families haven’t got a whole lot of answers to rely on to give them a picture of what really happened that day and more importantly, who’s to blame?

  • Hillsborough Disaster Documents to be Released

    After a debate by British MPs and nearly 22 years, the full facts and documents relating to the Hillsborough disaster, resulting in the death of 96 Liverpool fans, will be released to the general public.

  • Rafa Benitez at the Hillsborough Memorial

    Rafael Benitez, former Liverpool manager, at the Hillsborough disaster memorial ceremony.