The Sociology of Hillsborough

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the Hillsborough Stadium Disaster, in which 96 innocent Liverpool fans went to watch their team compete in the FA Cup Semi-Final against Nottingham Forest and never returned. Hundreds more suffered post-traumatic stress, thousands of people lost brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, husbands, wives, fathers, mothers, friends. Football as a spectator … Continue reading The Sociology of Hillsborough