Match of the Day Season 1989
S1989 E34Apr 15, 1989
MOTD - April 15th, 1989 Apr 15, 1989 Match of the Day recorded this night of the Hillsborough disaster, April 15th 1989. This episode contains distressing scenes.The Hillsborough disaster was an incident that occurred on 15 April 1989 at the Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, England, during the FA Cup semi-final match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest football clubs. The crush resulted in the deaths of 96 people and injuries to 766 others. The incident has since been blamed primarily on the police, and remains the worst stadium-related disaster in British history, and one of the world's worst football disasters.