Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Hillsborough tragedy in memory

I think some of us not know or remember about the Hillsborough disaster. On 15 April 1989, the tragedy at Sheffield Wednesday's stadium, 96 Liverpool fans were fatally injured in a crush during the FA Cup semi-final.

It remains the deadliest stadium-related disaster in British history and one of the worst in international football. The match was an FA Cup semi-final clash between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest. It was abandoned six minutes into the first half. The inquiry into the disaster, the Taylor Report, named the cause as failure of police control, and resulted in the conversion of many football stadiums in the United Kingdom to all-seater and the removal of barriers at the front of stands.



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