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Hillsborough

April 1, 1989

HILLSBOROUGHYet again, death and football meet in the most horrible circumstances. This time we can’t blame old stadia or foreign administration. This tragedy occurred at one of our better grounds, well used to staging such events. There are several lessons to be learned: fences kill people in emergencies, the build up of crowds outside grounds […]

True or False

August 1, 1988

TRUE OR FALSE? After a sound check it was decided that no United players should sing on the United Milk Cup Record; instead the studio engineers performed. Billy Whitehurst has had more traffic accidents than he has scored league goals. Richard Hill is United’s most highly paid player. Despite his lucrative move to Liverpool, John […]