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Hillsborough: Liverpool Fans Take The Brunt Of Anti-Football Abuse

by | 21st, March 2014

AS the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster in which 96 people died and hundreds more were physically injured, the Reading Chronicle  produced this front page:


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The other face of football

This turns out not to be a story of people playing sport and keeping fit. The story goes on:

Football hooliganism may be thought of as a relic from a previous age when gangs of denim-clad skinheads held the game to ransom and names like Hillsborough and Heysel were symbols of its ills.


Hooliganism played no part in the deaths of so many who had gone to see the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest. It was all lie. The police and State colluded to frame the 96 , to make them instruments of their own deaths.

It could have been any fans who died that day. It very nearly was fans of Spurs .

The State was at war with football supporters, who it saw as

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