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Hillsborough disaster

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Hillsborough Disaster: How it happened in 1989

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Hillsborough disaster: How the day unfolded - BBC News

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What happened at Hillsborough? BBC News

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The 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster

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Hillsborough Disaster Survivor Meets The Man Who Saved His Life | Good Morning Britain

The Hillsborough disaster was a fatal crush of people during an FA Cup football match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, England, on 15 April 1989. With 96 fatalities and 766 injuries, it remains the worst disaster in British sporting history. The crush occurred in the two standing-only central pens in the Leppings Lane stand, allocated to Liverpool supporters. Shortly before kick-off, in an attempt to ease overcrowding outside the entrance turnstiles, the police match commander, chief superintendent David Duckenfield, ordered exit gate C opened, leading to an influx of even more supporters to the pens.
  • Before the disaster 

  • Disaster 

  • Victims 

  • 1989–1991 coroner's hearing 

  • Taylor Inquiry 

  • Stuart-Smith scrutiny 

  • Hillsborough Independent Panel 

  • Second coroner's hearing 

  • Criminal and civil cases 

  • Memorials 

  • Controversies 

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