Friday 20 April 2018

'The truth is out at last' - John Aldridge and Jamie Carragher react following Hillsborough verdicts

Former Liverpool stars Jamie Carragher and John Aldridge have expressed their relief following today's verdict on the Hillsborough disaster.

The jury agreed that the 96 Liverpool fans who died in 1989 were 'unlawfully killed' and that the action of the fans that day did not contribute to the tragedy.

Former Liverpool captain Jamie Carragher tweeted: "Justice finally. #JFT96."

John Aldridge, who was in the Liverpool at Hillsborough, tweeted: "Fantastic to see the reaction of the families outside the court! Very emotional as well.

"The truth is out AT LAST. Take note all the doubters!!"

Aldridge also had strong words for Kelvin McKenzie, who was editor of the Sun newspaper in 1989 when they published a front page blaming Liverpool fans for the disaster and wrongly accusing them of urinating on the dead bodies.


"Got that rats name wrong it's Kelvin Mc kenzie Lfc fans don't forget that name!!!!!!!!!complete and utter disgrace to humanity."

Former Liverpool defender John Arne Riise added: "Well done to everybody who has been fighting for this the last 27 years!You guys are amazing!Today you got your reward! Truth is out!#JFT96."

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