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Rafa Welcomes Hillsborough Verdict

Written by Newcastle Utd

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez has welcomed the verdict of the jury in the inquest into the Hillsborough disaster


Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez has welcomed the verdict of the jury in the inquest into the Hillsborough disaster.

The former Liverpool boss said: "After so many years fighting for justice I am really pleased to see the verdict today, which confirms what we have been saying for a long time.

"I am especially pleased for the families of the 96 who have sought justice for so long and with such dignity, as well as for the people of Liverpool and for football fans in general.

"Hopefully this verdict today will ensure that this kind of tragedy can never happen again."

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