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The Hillsborough disaster was a human crush which occurred during the semi-final FA Cup tie between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest football clubs on 15 April 1989 at the Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, England. The crush resulted in the deaths of 96 people (766 persons were injured). All of those were fans of Liverpool Football Club. The Hillsborough disaster remains the deadliest stadium-related disaster in British history and one of the world's worst ever football accidents.


Ninety-six Liverpool football fans died in the crush as supporters tried to enter the Hillsborough stadium in Sheffield for an FA Cup semi-final on April 15 1989.


Liverpool supporters at a 1989 FA Cup semi-final in what would later be known as the Hillsborough Disaster, where 96 fans were killed - 15th April, 1989


Hillsborough Memorial In memory of the 96 men, women and children who tragically died and the countless people whose lives were changed forever. FA Cup Semifinal, Liverpool v Nottingham Forest. 15th April 1989. "You'll never walk alone."


Revealed: Footballers who played on day of Hillsborough disaster recall how tragedy affected them

Flowers, wreaths and tributes left on Liverpools Anfield stadium pitch in memory of the 96 soccer fans who died in the hillsborough disaster