Hillsborough families' anger at MacKenzie apology demand

Hillsborough families have reacted with anger after it emerged that former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie has instructed solicitors to demand an "apology and recompense" from South Yorkshire Police. In an article he claims he was vilified whilst the force got off 'scot free'.

The gall of that man to paint himself as a victim and for him to ask anybody for an apology - it beggars belief.

He was responsible for a story which was part and parcel of a cover-up designed to blame innocent victims for the disaster.

He is trying to turn the tables, he is trying to excuse his role in the cover-up and it stinks.

– Sue Roberts, secretary of the Hillsborough Families Support Group

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Hillsborough tribute

Liverpool's players will pay tribute to the 96 fans who died in the Hillsborough disaster at the first home game since the report was published, against fierce rivals Manchester United.