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      CRK
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      Re: 20th Hillsborough Memorial Service at Anfield
      Reply #30: Apr 14, 2009 07:08:48 pm
      Tried and tried to wing it off work but they're not budging.

      I'll keep everyone in my thoughts tomorrow. I'm going to head down after work to lay some flowers.

      RIP

      YNWA
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      Reply #31: Apr 14, 2009 10:59:25 pm
      Tried and tried to wing it off work but they're not budging.

      I'll keep everyone in my thoughts tomorrow. I'm going to head down after work to lay some flowers.

      RIP

      YNWA

      You were there last year with me, Tommo and Smiggs mate. I know you'll be there in spirit tomorrow. I'll pay my respects on your behalf.
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      Re: 20th Hillsborough Memorial Service at Anfield
      Reply #32: Apr 14, 2009 11:19:40 pm
      I'll be attending tomorrow. First time I've been.

      Justice for the 96.
      We will never forget you
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      Reply #33: Apr 15, 2009 07:32:30 am
      I'm meeting friends in the Arkles at 1 o'clock.
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      Re: 20th Hillsborough Memorial Service at Anfield
      Reply #34: Apr 15, 2009 09:56:34 am
      I shall be attending again this year.
      Meeting in the Sandon just before 1pm.

      Safe journey to all those attending.
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      Reply #35: Apr 15, 2009 10:12:44 am
      See you all at Anfield later on.

      We pay our respects to the 96 and their families.

      You'll Never Walk Alone
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      Reply #36: Apr 15, 2009 10:16:51 am
      Me and me young lad will be there such a sad day ,thoughts go out to all the familys
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      Reply #37: Apr 15, 2009 12:19:43 pm
      See you all at Anfield later on.

      We pay our respects to the 96 and their families.

      You'll Never Walk Alone

      See you later Gow, will be in Sandon about 1pm
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      Reply #38: Apr 15, 2009 12:20:55 pm
      I'll be attending tomorrow. First time I've been.

      Justice for the 96.
      We will never forget you

      Its very emotional Ally.
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      Reply #39: Apr 15, 2009 12:24:58 pm
      Our job is to read the Truth, learn the Truth and educate people about the Truth. We do this for the families and victims. It could be a long time till we get Justice.We won't ever give in.
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      Re: 20th Hillsborough Memorial Service at Anfield
      Reply #40: Apr 15, 2009 04:43:40 pm
      Watched it on Sky Sports News. Fitting service I thought.

      p.s JD I could have sworn the camera was on you and your wife at one point.
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      Reply #41: Apr 15, 2009 04:45:03 pm
      Must have been at least 20,000 there today.

      Excellent turnout.
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      Reply #42: Apr 15, 2009 04:47:01 pm
      Watched it on BBC News, thought it was a great service.
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      Reply #43: Apr 15, 2009 04:49:23 pm
      I was watching it along on the BBC as well. A great service and it was very emotional.

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      Re: 20th Hillsborough Memorial Service at Anfield
      Reply #44: Apr 15, 2009 04:53:09 pm
      watched it on LFC-tv on the net, it is free and clear for the day
      wow what an emotional service
        well done to the organizers
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      Reply #45: Apr 15, 2009 04:55:49 pm
      powerfull,emotional.

      i have tears in my eye's and a heavy heart.

      will never forget.

      well done to all those who turned out.
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      Re: 20th Hillsborough Memorial Service at Anfield
      Reply #46: Apr 15, 2009 05:18:48 pm
      So sad, all those young people. We have two teenage sons and the idea that they would go to a football game and never come home breaks my heart.
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      Reply #47: Apr 15, 2009 05:20:43 pm
      I was amazed, it was so moving that i cried all through it. Been watching on lfc.tv all through its programming and its been so emotional and powerful.

      On the hecklers, while i wouldnt have done what they did, i cannot blame them for letting their emotions be heard in a time like that where its easy to lose yourself.
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      Re: 20th Hillsborough Memorial Service at Anfield
      Reply #48: Apr 15, 2009 05:31:06 pm
      Very emotional service, as Crouchinho says it's very moving too. I can only imagine the emotions being felt actually being at the service.

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      Reply #49: Apr 15, 2009 05:31:58 pm
      Appartenly it was attended by 28,000+ people. Very emotional and powerful service, been watching LFC TV all day.
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      Reply #50: Apr 15, 2009 05:35:21 pm
      A very moving ceremony, what people didn't see was the organisation of it, thousands of people being herded in with nowhere to sit.  Originally only Kop entrance open, then they realised that they had underestimated the turn out and opened the Lower Centenary, this then got full and they had to open the Main Stand, meanwhile, no-one knew where they were going or anything and it was a free for all trying to get in and get seats.  A bloody shambles on today of all days.  Safety should of been of paramount importance today and it was a total mess.  :f_steam:

      Other than that, I had the lovely company of Kenny, tommo, MsG, Gow and Andy  (RED1028)
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      Reply #51: Apr 15, 2009 05:37:24 pm
      Very emotional service, as Crouchinho says it's very moving too. I can only imagine the emotions being felt actually being at the service.

      You can just sense it that emotions are high cant you? The loud rounds of applause for our Red men, the families, the tributes - there is a tight knit feel and a sense of pride but a will to fight for justice. Thats the way it should be, i was/am so proud to be a red today in particular.

      A very moving ceremony, what people didn't see was the organisation of it, thousands of people being herded in with nowhere to sit.  Originally only Kop entrance open, then they realised that they had underestimated the turn out and opened the Lower Centenary, this then got full and they had to open the Main Stand, meanwhile, no-one knew where they were going or anything and it was a free for all trying to get in and get seats.  A bloody shambles on today of all days.  Safety should of been of paramount importance today and it was a total mess.  :f_steam:

      Other than that, I had the lovely company of Kenny, tommo, MsG, Gow and Andy  (RED1028)

      I did notice thats smiggs, the fact that fans were left to watch and pay their respects with backs being showed to them said it all.

      Also, the announcer (forget his name) lost it completely. I was really saddened to hear of his lack of control and preparation during his speech and his little dig at those who stand at football games. Really, really saddened by that.
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      Reply #52: Apr 15, 2009 05:43:08 pm
      Also, the announcer (forget his name) lost it completely. I was really saddened to hear of his lack of control and preparation during his speech and his little dig at those who stand at football games. Really, really saddened by that.

      I think he done a great job considering he lost two daughters at Hillsborough.
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      Reply #53: Apr 15, 2009 05:46:47 pm
      Very moving stuff. 

      Like many others i cant believe it's been 20 years since that dreadful day, I can still remember everything so clearly, even after all this time.

      JFT 96

      YNWA
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      Reply #54: Apr 15, 2009 05:47:27 pm
      I think he done a great job considering he lost two daughters at Hillsborough.

      Yeah i realise his loss but he seemed to be too formal about his emotions if you know what i mean. He lost part of his family, he shouldnt have to pass on messages to supporters during what is meant to be a moving time for him and his family. Sorry if i didnt specify that, i thought the 'saddened' part showed i wasnt angry at him or disappointed in his presentation of the memorial but that i really was disheartened that he had to do it that way.
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      Reply #55: Apr 15, 2009 05:53:10 pm
      I think he done a great job considering he lost two daughters at Hillsborough.

      Agreed, why would you be saddened to hear him telling people to stay seated at matches when he lost two daughters in the standing enclosures there used to be?  As much as I hate sitting down at games, its only for every fans safety.

      Thought he done a great job in one of the most moving and emotional ceremonies I have ever seen.  RIP 96

      YNWA
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      Reply #56: Apr 15, 2009 05:56:15 pm
      Thinking of you all on this sad day one day hopefully the 96 will get the justice they deserve. Carl Spurs fan YOU`LL NEVER WALK ALONE
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      Reply #57: Apr 15, 2009 05:56:31 pm
      Just got home after the service very emotional.
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      Reply #58: Apr 15, 2009 06:01:42 pm
      A great service and very very emotional, not ashamed to admit i cried thru the majority especially when YNWA was sung.

      R.I.P 96 brothers and sisters.
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      Reply #59: Apr 15, 2009 06:19:46 pm
      Agreed, why would you be saddened to hear him telling people to stay seated at matches when he lost two daughters in the standing enclosures there used to be?  As much as I hate sitting down at games, its only for every fans safety.

      Thought he done a great job in one of the most moving and emotional ceremonies I have ever seen.  RIP 96

      YNWA

      Wasn't him personally, was the organisation and control of the service as well as what he was told to say, i didnt intend what i said to be taken as a finger pointed at him because he isnt the one who writes the whole speech and decide the order of the memorial.

      Anyway, the memorial itself is what should be recognised and i want to leave it at that.

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