RESPECT, ROBERTO

RESPECT, ROBERTO

by IAN SALMON IT’S the small moments that give you the true measure of a man. Leaving The Kop at the end of the memorial service via Back Rockfield Road (go on then, it’s the alley way down to ‘The’Arry’) we noticed a small gathering surrounding a van at the end...

Justice, My Arse

£330,000. By Peter Carney, March 2001 LAST Thursday an ex South Yorkshire policeman, Mathew Long, was awarded £330,000 for the suffering he has been caused by late onset Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. I don’t know the full details of the role this man played on the...

RETURNING TO THE NIGHTMARE OF HILLSBOROUGH

I wrote this in The Times in 2009. A lot of people will not have seen it. I’m not sure I can say anything to add to it. Nothing has changed since I wrote it. I still go back there, too often. God knows what the people who really suffered go through. THE last time I...
Hillsborough Inquest Verdict – A Reaction

HILLSBOROUGH: Why The Truth Will Come Out

JUSTICE can be delayed but not avoided, the truth hidden but never truly buried, the facts obfuscated but never fully erased. RESPONSIBILITY. It’s the word on everybody’s lips in response to the rioting which spread around the UK last week. Particularly keen on the R...