Why Lee Nicol will never walk alone

A clipping from the Bootle Times of Stephen Bolton with the Lee Nicol trophy

A clipping from the Bootle Times of Stephen Bolton with the Lee Nicol trophy

TEENAGER Lee Nicol became the 95th¬†Liverpool fan to have died after following the team to that fateful FA Cup semi-final played exactly 25 years ago today at Sheffield’s Hillsborough stadium.

The 14-year-old died in hospital, some days later, having been on a life support machine. Like all 96 victims he has never been forgotten by the city of Liverpool, the club, its fans and of course by the family and friends of those whose loved ones never returned home from ‘Hillsborough’ – a name that is now sadly so much more synonymous with tragedy, chaos, grief, official indifference, corruption and cover up than it is as the ¬†home of Sheffield Wednesday. Continue reading