ESPN Films 30 For 30 Presents: Hillsborough
ESPN Films commemorated the 25 year anniversary of the Hillsborough Stadium disaster on Tuesday by airing the first episode of the network’s 30 for 30: Soccer Stories series entitled simply, Hillsborough.
The documentary, directed by Daniel Gordon, highlighted the controversy surrounding the 96 lives lost and hundreds more injured during an FA Cup semi-final soccer match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest in 1989 in Sheffield, England.
If you missed the episode, it will be aired again this Sunday at 10 pm ET on ESPN2, while the next two films in line for the series The Opposition and Maradona ’86 are set to air on April 22nd.
For more information, visit ESPN’s 30 for 30 soccer homepage.