Standing can never be as safe as seating

I am making a documentary about the Hillsborough disaster, and so the movement to reinstate standing under the working title of ‘safe standing’ is of interest to me. I want to make it clear that this is my personal opinion though. I have probably spent a great deal more time looking into disaster at football than the […]

3.15pm

On the 15th April 1989, the Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield was full of heroes. Some of those heroes were junior ranked South Yorkshire Police officers who seemed to say ‘balls to orders’ and to realise that despite the fact they were not permitted to open gates, that other human beings needed their help. Most of […]

Arsenal v Newcastle – The day of the Hillsborough Disaster

On the day of the Hillsborough Disaster Arsenal entertained Newcastle at Highbury, in a game finished 1-0 to the Gunners. That day the football hardly mattered to many though, as in Sheffield a human crush took place before the F.A.Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest which ultimately claimed the lives of 96 men, women […]

I’m interviewing a fireman today

Morning all. I am interviewing a Liverpool fan & fireman this morning. He was at Hillsborough in ’89 as a fan, but when things went wrong he offered his services, and helped the injured on the pitch. If you have any questions that you would like him to answer then please leave them here, and […]

Blackburn v Man City – The Day of the Hillsborough Disaster

On the day of the Hillsborough Disaster Man City travelled to Blackburn for a second division match which ended with Blackburn winning the match 4-0. That day the football hardly mattered though, as in Sheffield a human crush took place before the F.A.Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest which ultimately claimed the lives of […]

Hillsborough survivors needed for interviews

I am looking to interview fans who were at Hillsborough, and specifically those that were towards the very front of pens three & four. These interviews are video-based, and are for use in my documentary about the real truth of the Hillsborough disaster, which will be released after the Independent Panel release their report. The […]

A big thank you to Cast & their management

I’d like to put on record my sincere thanks to Cast and their management, for allowing me to use their music free of charge in this documentary. Robert Swerdlow & the lads from Cast THANK YOU! I am making this with no budget whatsoever, and will not accept a penny in payment for the finished […]