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LISTEN: Hillsborough By A Man Who Was There

Friday 14th September 2012

James Whale heard one of the best contributions to the Hillsborough debate when he was called by a man who was there.

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Steve from Kingston was in the Leppings Lane end of Hillsborough on that fateful day in 1989 and had an interesting new take on the conversation.

After calling James Whale on LBC 97.3, Steve said that the rank and file police officers are not to blame and were all doing their best on that day helping the Liverpool fans. He insists they are separate to the police chiefs who have been heavily criticised by the new inquiry.

Listen to his fascinating testimony below