Campaign to re-instate football terraces

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On the fifteenth of April, 1989, ninety-six Liverpool supporters died in arguably the worst stadium disaster this country has ever witnessed.
Twenty-two years on, and the effects of the incident at Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough ground are still evident, with Premier League teams now required to have all-seater stadiums.
However, the Football Supporters’ Federation have launched a petition to allow terraces back in the top-flight.
Alex Blackburne reports on an issue that has divided football fans across the country, but first, the late BBC commentator Peter Jones gives his final report from Hillsborough, twenty-two years ago today.

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