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Hillsborough inquest: Tribute to Tony Bland

Allan Bland pays tribute to his son Tony Bland, the last of the 96 people who died as a consequence the Hillsborough disaster in 1989.

Background statements are being read out in court at the start of the new inquest into the disaster. Tony Bland died in 1993 after spending four years in a coma. His parents fought a legal battle to allow him to die after doctors judged he would never recover from his injuries.

Allan Bland spoke to the BBC after reading a pen portrait to the inquest.

Hillsborough inquests: The 96 who died

  • 01 May 2014
  • From the section UK
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