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Hillsborough inquests - could victims put in a mortuary have been saved?

21 July 2015
Victims of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster may have been put with dead bodies in a temporary mortuary while they were still alive, inquests have heard.

Rotten football system goes further than Sepp Blatter

02 June 2015
The outrage of England and Europe over Fifa corruption is hypocritical, writes Dave Sewell

'I felt a pulse' says police officer at Hillsborough inquests

26 May 2015
Fresh inquests into the Hillsborough football disaster have heard more evidence relating to the movements of victims.

Police pushed fans back into deadly crush during Hillsborough disaster, inquest hears

03 February 2015
Police pushed fans back into a deadly crush during the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster and threatened others with arrest, an inquest has heard.

Liverpool FC fans furious over blacklist firm and ticket prices

16 December 2014
The Liverpool FC fan group Spirit of Shankly is dismayed to note the club’s recent contractual relationship with Carrillion regarding the rebuilding of the main stand.

Police solicitor asked Hillsborough cops to 'review' evidence, inquests hear

02 December 2014
Former police officers were asked to “review” their evidence in the wake of the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster.

The Three Degrees - how three black players helped change British football

19 August 2014
Paul Rees’s new book does a fine job documenting the impact three black footballers had on 1970’s Britain playing for West Bromwich Albion. 

Strikes could shut down facilities before Commonwealth Games

15 July 2014
Strikes could shut publicly owned sports facilities, museums and libraries in Glasgow just two days before the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games.

World Cup of repression, protests and strikes is changing the game in Brazil

15 June 2014
The World Cup 2014 has finally begun in Brazil. It took seven years of preparation--including thousands of forced evictions, deaths of construction workers in stadiums and emergency laws to serve the organising body Fifa.

The World Cup is deepening the struggle for Brazil's cities

06 May 2014
Henrique Sanchez says big business will be the real winner of the World Cup—while ordinary Brazilians are losing their homes

The Evergreen in Red and White is a winning tale that revives a football hero buried by bigotry

18 March 2014
The Evergreen in Red and White by Steven Kay, £8.99 in paperback

Did cops fake Hillsborough statements?

04 February 2014
More survivors of the Hillsborough football disaster have said police versions of their evidence are inaccurate.

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