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# Hillsborough

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2022
# Offensive
Premier League urged to tackle 'incessant' Hillsborough chants
An MP says the league needs to take action to ensure they stop.
# Reaction
Pep Guardiola sorry for Hillsborough and Heysel chants – ‘if this happened’
The Manchester City manager said he did not hear the chants himself.
# BBC
Martin Tyler apologises after appearing to link Hillsborough and hooliganism
The Sky Sports commentator said his remarks in an interview with the Today programme were not intended to link the “two separate issues”.
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# Hillsborough
Police forces agree Hillsborough cover-up compensation for 601 victims
The South Yorkshire and West Midlands forces agreed the settlement following a civil claim for misfeasance in a public office.
# Hillsborough
Hillsborough disaster trial collapses after judge rules no case to answer
The judge concluded there was no case fit for consideration by the jury based on any of the six counts on the indictment.
# JFT96
Final Hillsborough memorial service cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic
Players and staff will hold a minute’s silence and flags will be flown at half-mast.
# EXTRACT
Truth and Lies: The story of Liverpool versus The Sun newspaper
The following passage is an extract from Simon Hughes’ There She Goes.
# EXTRACT
Truth and Lies: The story of Liverpool versus The Sun newspaper
The following passage is an extract from Simon Hughes’ There She Goes.
# response
Dalglish 'hugely disappointed' at not guilty verdict over Liverpool deaths at Hillsborough
Match commander David Duckenfield was cleared of gross negligence manslaughter.
# Hillsborough
'A disgrace': Hillsborough families hit out as Duckenfield cleared over deaths of 95 Liverpool fans
Duckenfield did not give evidence in the trial as the court as the court heard he was suffering from PTSD.
# David Duckenfield
Retrial of Hillsborough match commander to open today
The former police chief superintendent denies the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 Liverpool supporters at the 1989 FA Cup semi-final.
# Hillsborough
Hillsborough disaster: Outrage from victims' relatives as safety officer fined €7,500
Graham Mackrell was found guilty of failing to ensure there were enough turnstiles to manage unduly large crowds.
# ynwa
'We will never forget': Events take place to mark 30th anniversary of Hillsborough tragedy
The city of Liverpool is set to fall silent at 3.06pm today.
# Hillsborough
Hillsborough trial: Jury fails to reach verdict over David Duckenfield manslaughter charges
He had been charged with 95 counts of gross negligence manslaughter.
# co down
This historical clock tower has started chiming for the first time in over 30 years
The clock began chiming to signify the countdown to the opening of the Hillsborough Castle and Gardens in April.
# Hillsborough
Hillsborough trial: 'Extraordinarily bad' failings of police chief caused 96 deaths, court hears
David Duckenfield denies the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 of the Liverpool supporters.
# David Duckenfield
Hillsborough disaster police chief faces manslaughter trial today
He faces charges related to the deaths of 95 Liverpool supporters in a disaster that occurred on 15 April 1989.
# Hillsborough
Hillsborough match commander fails in attempt to halt manslaughter trial
David Duckenfield’s trial will go ahead on 14 January.
# King Kenny
Kenny Dalglish receives knighthood for 'services to football, charity and the city of Liverpool'
The 67-year-old is one of English football’s greatest ever players and managers.
# Norman Bettison
Charges dropped against ex-police chief accused of blaming Liverpool fans for Hillsborough disaster
Prosecutors said the decision came as there were changes in the evidence of two witnesses, while a third passed away.
# Liverpool
Police commander in charge on day of Hillsborough football tragedy to face manslaughter charges
In all, 96 Liverpool fans died in the Hillsborough tragedy in 1989.
# the 96
Topman 'unreservedly apologises' after claims it was selling t-shirt referencing Hillsborough disaster
The company has yet to respond to the online furore.
# Hillsborough
Claim that Liverpool fans at Hillsborough burned police horse with cigarettes 'was false'
However, the officer who was on the horse will not face a criminal prosecution due to a lack of evidence.
# Liverpool
Five men to appear in court over Hillsborough disaster
In all, 96 people died as a result of the 1989 tragedy.
# the 96
Five men - including three ex-police officers - appear in court over Hillsborough disaster
In all, 96 people died after a crush in the overcrowded Hillsborough stadium during a Liverpool football match.
# Hillsborough
Hillsborough disaster: The almost three-decade journey to justice
The Crown Prosecution Service confirmed today that six people will be charged over the 1989 disaster.
# JFT96
The victims of Hillsborough: Who were "The 96"?
Charges are to be brought against six people in relation to the deaths at the football stadium in 1989.
# Justice for the 96
Criminal proceedings WILL be brought in relation to Hillsborough disaster
Six people including four police officers, a safety officer and a solicitor are charged.
# Trauma
After 28 years, can Hillsborough survivors finally attain a sense of closure?
John Hughson speaks to The42 about the legacy of this terrible tragedy.
# Kelvin Mackenzie
The Sun apologises for Ross Barkley column, says 'there was never any slur intended'
The column by Kelvin MacKenzie compared Barkley to a gorilla.
# Goodison Park
Everton bans The Sun from its stadium following controversial Kelvin MacKenzie column
The column by MacKenzie discussing Everton player Ross Barkley in derogatory fashion has caused outrage.
# UKIP lies
UKIP leader forced to deny own statement that he lost a close friend at Hillsborough disaster
A press officer for Nuttall has since offered her resignation over the controversy.
# JFT96
'At best, delusional' - May slammed for saying she ensured justice for Hillsborough families
May was Home Secretary when fresh inquests into the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans were ordered.
# pics of the year
The 27 photographs that took our breath away in 2016
From Dublin’s gangland shootings to Syria, from Brexit to the migrant crisis, here are the best photos of this year.
# barry venison
'John Barnes went to one as Tina Turner...and it wasn't just fancy-dress parties sometimes'
Most-famous for his haircut, the Premier League cult hero is much more than that.
# Looking Back
'I was not the same player or anywhere near as focused after Hillsborough'
Liverpool legend Steve Nicol speaks to The42 about the impact that the tragedy had on him.
# Stance
Jurgen Klopp refuses to answer question from The Sun journalist
It is unclear whether the manager’s decision is related to the paper’s coverage of the Hillsborough disaster.
# California
No one wants to buy this bizarre 'Flintstones' house in San Francisco
After two price chops, it seems no one is quite taken in by its charms enough to lay down millions.
# principle
Colin Murray quits TalkSport following takeover by Sun owner
The presenter said he had been offered a contract with the station until 2019.
# Inappropriate
Manchester police apologise for using Hillsborough disaster image in recruitment poster
The image was recalled within 90 minutes of being circulated.