Reaction to incredibly moving Hillsborough documentary – Liverpool legends salute Phil Scraton

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I’m sure most of us watched last night’s incredibly moving Hillsborough documentary.

If you haven’t seen it yet, you know what to do with the next spare couple of hours you have.

Daniel Gordon’s harrowing, but beautifully-constructed, feature-length film was shown for the first time on UK television on Sunday, a couple of years after it was originally aired in America.

Legal reasons previously prevented it being screened in Britain, but the recent verdict of the Hillsborough Independent Panel inquest, which ruled that all 96 victims of the 1989 stadium disaster were unlawfully killed, meant that BBC Two were finally allowed to show ESPN’s original programme.

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It was met with universal acclaim. Anfield legends and other prominent members of Liverpool’s footballing family, as well top names from other sports, were all touched by the tragic storytelling.

The work of Professor Phil Scraton, a prominent member of the Hillsborough Independent Panel, in particular left its mark on those who watched the documentary. Here is how Twitter reacted:

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