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Jury shown clip of 'crushing incident' at Hillsborough in 1981

Thirty-eight fans were reportedly injured in a "crushing incident" at Hillsborough eight years before the tragedy which killed 96 people, an inquest into their deaths has heard. Tottenham fans spilled on to the pitch during a game against Wolves.

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Inquest shown footage of Hillsborough crush from 1981

The Hillsborough inquest jury have been shown footage of a crush at the stadium eight years before the disaster.

Spurs fans scale the fence on the Leppings Lane terrace to avoid the crush.

Thirty eight people were injured after overcrowding during the FA Cup semi-final game between Tottenham Hotspur and Wolves.

The problems occurred in the same Leppings Lane terrace where 96 Liverpool fans lost their lives in the 1989 tragedy.

Fans stream on to the pitch after overcrowding at the Leppings Lane end during the Spurs-Wolves game.

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