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Police describe attempts to revive Hillsborough victim

Credit: Hillsborough Inquest

A jury's heard how police tried to revive a teenage victim of the Hillsborough disaster in the hope of getting a response.

Jill Brooke, a PC in 1989, tried to help a colleague giving artificial respiration to Colin Wafer on the pitch but somebody announced he was dead.

We are not medical people so we have to keep working as long as we can in the hope that we are going to get some response.

– Jill Brooke

Mrs Brooke said the 19 year old bank clerk did not appear to show any signs of life during her time with him.

The inquest into his death heard that Colin had gone to the match alone on a coach from Liverpool. His body was identified by his brother in the early hours of the following morning.

Nottingham Forest team line-up to play Rotherham

Nottingham Forest have announced their starting line-up for tonight's game against Rotherham United.

The Reds are looking to keep their hopes of making the play-offs alive against a team fighting for Championship survival.

The away side start with former Forest striker Matt Derbyshire alongside Connor Sammon, who is on loan from local rivals Derby County.

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Manager of the month: Freedman, Jackett nominated

Nottingham Forest manager Dougie Freedman and Wolves manager Kenny Jackett have both been nominated for Sky Bet Championship Manager of the Month.

Freedman kick-started his tenure at the City Ground by collecting 16 points from 18 and averaging three goals per game, despite losing top scorer Britt Assombalonga.

Jackett, meanwhile, has lifted Wolves up towards the play-off places with four wins in six games.

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