On this day 1989: The Hillsborough Stadium disaster changed English football forever

A haunted-looking Kenny Dalglish, then Liverpool manager, watches the tragedy unfold. Credit: PA
A Liverpool fan sits outside the ground, clearly shocked. Credit: PA

Today marks the 24th anniversary of one of Britain's worst sporting disasters, at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield.

Last night around 300 people, including the families of victims, congregated at Liverpool Town Hall for a memorial service to honour the 96 fans who died that day.

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