Duckenfileld admits Hillsborough lie

David Duckenfield was in charge of the policing operation when 96 fans received fatal injuries in crushing at the stadium - which was hosting an FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest - on April 15, 1989.

And, while giving evidence at the new inquests on Wednesday, Duckenfield admitted that his previous version of events - in which he failed to tell Football Association official Graham Kelly that he had ordered the gate to be opened - was untrue.

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