The Hillsborough disaster was a fatal human crush during a football match at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, on 15 April 1989.It occurred during an FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest in the two standing-only central pens in the Leppings Lane stand allocated to Liverpool supporters.
British inquest into 96 soccer fans crushed to death - YouTube. Sun, Apr 6: The families of the victims have never accepted the initial conclusion the disaster was just an accident. As Stuart ...
Soccer fans were crushed against a fence at a 1989 F.A. Cup semifinal match in Sheffield, England, where 96 died and more than 700 were injured. Credit... David Cannon/Allsport, via Getty Images
The world’s worst soccer tragedy occurred in Lima, Peru, in 1964 when more than 300 people died, most of them crushed to death against locked gates of stadium exit tunnels as they fled from ...
By a sad irony, this was the year when nearly a hundred Liverpool fans were crushed to death in the Leppings Lane end of Hillsborough before an FA Cup semi-final.
The tragedy is the worst in the history of British soccer, surpassing the death toll of 66 people in 1971, when crowd barriers collapsed during a match in Glasgow.
Liverpool is commemorating the deaths of 96 soccer fans crushed to death in a crowded stadium in 1989 after a jury found that blunders by police and emergency services contributed to their deaths.
LONDON — A former police commander was charged with 95 counts of manslaughter Wednesday in the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster where soccer fans were suffocated or crushed to death.
Hillsborough Disaster: 96 Liverpool fans crushed to death in 1989 - YouTube.
Police had earlier fired tear gas at people stampeding outside the stadium. Feb. 1, 2012 — Port Said, Egypt; Egyptian state TV says at least 73 were killed as fans of rival soccer teams Al-Masry ...