The Guardian

GUARDIAN – Manuel Pellegrini says Manchester City can still win Premier League

Manager insists Liverpool could drop points during run-in ‘We continue with the same trust to the end of the season’Manuel Pellegrini has denied Manchester City have surrendered a championship-winning advantage, insisting Liverpool could drop points to allow his team to again take charge of the title race.Towards the end of March City were three points behind the leaders, Chelsea, with two matches in hand. But after drawing 1-1 at Arsenal on 29 March and losing 3-2 to Liverpool on Sunday, Pellegrini’s side know that even if both extra games are won they will still be a point behind the Merseyside club. Continue reading…

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The Guardian

GUARDIAN – From the archive, 1989: Angry grief in Liverpool following Hillsborough disaster

Observer, 16 April 1989: Twenty-five years ago, a city struggled to understand why so many lives were lost at a football matchFans returning to the club’s famous Anfield ground wept at the foot of the huge ornamental gates dedicated to the late Bill Shankly, the former Liverpool manager, and topped with the legend ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’.A few wreaths of flowers had been left by well-wishers, and even fans of local rivals Everton came to pass on condolences to the bereaved who stood numb in the spring night. Continue reading…

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The Liverbird

LIVER BIRD – The 25th Anniversary Of The Hillsborough Disaster

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Hillsborough disaster, with the inquests on going I hope the families can finally get some peace and closure after one of the biggest cover ups in English history.It could have been any club on that sunny afternoon in April 1989. Football fans should stand together when remembering the 96 fans who lost their lives that day. Nobody should attend a football match and never return home.Justice for the 96. #YNWA #DBTSLike “The Liver Bird” on Facebook – www.facebook.com/TheLiverBirdsBlog

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