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hillsborough and grenfell

Why Are People Comparing The Grenfell Tower Fire To The Hillsborough Disaster?

In the aftermath of the deadly fire in Grenfell Tower, parallels have been drawn to the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans at Hillsborough. Both disasters have their roots in institutional negligence and a lack of care for working-class citizens.
Will Magee
6.28.17
football stadium architecture

How Does Stadium Architecture Affect Match Day Atmosphere?

The atmosphere inside a stadium has as much to do with its design as the fans inside it. We asked an architect who worked on Lyon's new ground how to create a truly noisy match day experience.
Joe Lo
8.8.16
VICE Long Reads

The Inexcusable Failings of Britain’s Worst Police Force

After multiple clashes with civilians—alongside many other allegations of wrongdoing—there have been calls for the police force in South Yorkshire, England to be completely disbanded. Here's how it got to that point.
Mark Wilding
6.10.16
extremely unpleasant behaviour

Man Charged With Public Order Offence For Wearing T-Shirt Mocking Hillsborough Victims

Paul Grange, 50, has been bailed to appear at Worcester magistrates court in July.
UK Sports Staff
5.31.16
liverpool

VICE Sports World News Roundup: April 29, 2016

Start your day with VICE Sports. Here's our morning roundup of the sports news from around the world.
Brian Blickenstaff
4.29.16
soccer

Fifteen Years After Africa’s Deadliest Stadium Disaster, Not Much Has Changed

There were almost as many deaths at Accra Sports Stadium in Ghana on May 9, 2001, as there were in the Hillsborough and Heysel stadium disasters combined.
Aaron Gordon
4.27.16
dogs on the field

VICE Sports World News Roundup: April 27, 2016

Start your day with VICE Sports. Here's our morning roundup of the sports news from around the world.
Brian Blickenstaff
4.27.16
Justice for the 96

Hillsborough Inquest Rules 96 Victims Were Killed Unlawfully

Police action has been blamed for the disaster, while Liverpool fans have been completely exonerated.
Will Magee
4.26.16