Hillsborough CCTV director 'ashamed' over first reaction to disaster

Roger Houldsworth tells court he had thought Liverpool fans were invading pitch

Sheffield Wednesday’s CCTV engineer on the day 96 people were killed at Hillsborough in 1989 has told a court he is now “ashamed” that his first reaction to the unfolding disaster was to think Liverpool supporters were invading the pitch.

Roger Houldsworth, the technical director of the camera and security systems at Sheffield Wednesday’s stadium, broke down in the witness box before recalling that once he realised it was not a pitch invasion, he tried to help people who had been injured in the crush.

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Source: Football News
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