David Duckenfield

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David Duckenfield said : “Probably I wasn’t the best man for the job on the day” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “Some might say or might think that would be more likely to create disorder?” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said ( about Sir ) : “Sir, with hindsight today we can all look differently at that situation. I acted as I believed to be correct in a crisis moment” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Probably I wasn't the best man for the job on the day" External link

birminghammail Friday, November 1, 2019 11:43:00 AM EAT

David Duckenfield said ( about Sir ) : "Sir, with hindsight today we can all look differently at that situation. I acted as I believed to be correct in a crisis moment" External link

birminghammail Friday, November 1, 2019 11:43:00 AM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “Probably I wasn’t the best man for the job on the day” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, October 31, 2019 9:34:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “Some might say or might think that would be more likely to create disorder?” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, October 31, 2019 9:34:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said ( about Sir ) : “Sir, with hindsight today we can all look differently at that situation. I acted as I believed to be correct in a crisis moment” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, October 31, 2019 9:34:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “Probably I wasn’t the best man for the job on the day” External link

oxfordtimes Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “Some might say or might think that would be more likely to create disorder?” External link

oxfordtimes Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said ( about Sir ) : “Sir, with hindsight today we can all look differently at that situation. I acted as I believed to be correct in a crisis moment” External link

oxfordtimes Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield recalled : "I did not say, 'I have authorised opening of the gates'," External link

Stuff Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "I made a dreadful mistake not realising the consequences of what I was doing," External link

Stuff Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield responding : "If people are going to get killed, open the gates" External link

independent-ie Friday, January 18, 2019 6:13:00 AM EAT

David Duckenfield responding : "If people are going to get killed, open the gates" External link

thesun Thursday, January 17, 2019 9:09:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield responding : "If people are going to get killed, open the gates" External link

birminghammail Thursday, January 17, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield responding : "If people are going to get killed, open the gates" External link

tamworthherald Thursday, January 17, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield responding : "If people are going to get killed, open the gates" External link

msn-uk Thursday, January 17, 2019 6:09:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield saying : "if people are going to get killed, open the gates" External link

independent-UK Thursday, January 17, 2019 2:38:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield asked ( about Bernard Murray ) : “Are we going to get them all in, Bernard?” External link

themirror Thursday, January 17, 2019 11:28:00 AM EAT

David Duckenfield claimed : “It’s terrible for us too” External link

msn-uk Friday, May 20, 2016 2:06:00 AM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : “Yes, but we can’t talk about that. I don’t know what’s going to happen” External link

msn-uk Friday, May 20, 2016 2:06:00 AM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “I can’t answer anything like that” External link

msn-uk Friday, May 20, 2016 2:06:00 AM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : ''Yes ... we can't say anything about ... we can't talk about that. We don't know what's going to happen.'' External link

breakingnews-ie Thursday, May 19, 2016 9:24:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "At the present time, due to the ongoing criminal inquiries, I'm afraid that I am unable to comment, and I hope you'll excuse me" External link

breakingnews-ie Thursday, May 19, 2016 9:24:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “I’m tired, I’m not at my best” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, May 18, 2016 9:42:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “I’m tired, I’m not at my best” External link

themirror Wednesday, May 18, 2016 8:53:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "When I was at the coroner's court in Warrington I gave a message and I have nothing more to say" External link

itv Wednesday, May 18, 2016 8:24:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “Because it is my view, and there can be no other view than mine,” External link

independent Friday, March 20, 2015 11:58:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Did you tell other officers how they should record their evidence in relation to this tragedy?" External link

skynews Wednesday, March 18, 2015 8:38:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "If there was a conspiracy to interfere with a fair collection of the evidence did you have any part in that?" External link

skynews Wednesday, March 18, 2015 8:38:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield responded : "Did you at any stage ever encourage any other police officer or police civilian to change his or her statement?" External link

skynews Wednesday, March 18, 2015 3:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "If there was a conspiracy to interfere with a fair collection of the evidence, did you have any part in that?" External link

skynews Wednesday, March 18, 2015 3:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield stated : "Did you tell other officers how they should record their evidence in relation to this tragedy?" External link

skynews Wednesday, March 18, 2015 3:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield answered : "I think it is a view some would agree with, sir" External link

news24 Tuesday, March 17, 2015 10:35:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Do you agree that never mind a competent match commander, it might only take a child of average intelligence to realise what the consequences of your actions might be?" External link

newstalk Tuesday, March 17, 2015 9:35:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I did not think of it on the day, sir, because of the pressure I was under" External link

newstalk Tuesday, March 17, 2015 9:35:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : “That failure was the direct cause of the deaths of 96 persons in the Hillsborough tragedy?” External link

themirror Tuesday, March 17, 2015 8:44:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield told : “Do you agree that, never mind a competent match commander, it might only take a child of average intelligence to realise what the consequences of your actions might be?” External link

themirror Tuesday, March 17, 2015 8:44:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield answered : "I think it is a view some would agree with, sir" External link

afp-en Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:53:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I can assure you, sir, I had no idea where fans would go from A to G (turnstiles) or the opening of Gate C" External link

independent Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:47:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "It appears to be a distinct possibility" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Do you agree with the following, that people died in a crush in the central pens?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "You were ashamed by that retirement?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "I did fail to recognise that sir" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Do you agree that never mind a competent match commander it might only take a child of average intelligence to realise what the consequences of your actions might be?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I did not think of it on the day, sir, because of the pressure I was under" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Very ashamed, sir, and embarrassed by it all" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Do you agree that (the officer) was describing a match commander who had frozen?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "It is a possibility, sir, but that is his view and I cannot comment further" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "You were the one whose job it was to get past any feelings of shock, do you agree?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Yes, sir, but I am human" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "professional failings which led to the deaths of 96 innocent men, women and children" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "It has been the most difficult period of my life" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Rightly or wrongly, did you feel that was a good time to be making the admissions and the apologies that you have made over the last week?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I didn't think it was the right time, sir" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied ( about David Duckenfield ) : "To what extent did you Mr Duckenfield, as it were, go along with that corporate line from on high?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied ( about Sir ) : "Sir, I was an employee of South Yorkshire Police" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "I think quite simply sir I was not thinking correctly" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "You understand why the delay in providing a more gracious and more full apology has caused to many both offence and distress?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Were you in fact in the lead up to your evidence drinking too much?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Yes sir, I was rather foolish and too proud as a police officer to admit my failings. I clearly recall leading up to Lord Justice Taylor's inquiry sitting in an armchair one morning when the sun was coming through the window and I was drinking half tumblers of whiskey to find the courage to read the statements and that continued" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Had you done your best to conceal your depression and your distress from your family and from police colleagues?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Yes, sir. It was a matter of pride" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Did you want to be retired?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Do you agree with the following, that people died in a crush in the central pens?" External link

itv Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:35:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "I did fail to recognise that sir" External link

itv Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:35:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Do you agree that never mind a competent match commander, it might only take a child of average intelligence to realise what the consequences of your actions might be?" External link

skynews Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:31:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I did not think of it on the day, sir, because of the pressure I was under" External link

skynews Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:31:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Yes, sir, but I am human," External link

bbc-news Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:04:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I can assure you, sir, I had no idea where fans would go from A to G (turnstiles) or the opening of Gate C" External link

independent Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:58:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "You were the one whose job it was to get past any feelings of shock, do you agree?" External link

independent Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:58:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Yes, sir - but I am human" External link

independent Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:58:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "You bottled it. You panicked and you failed to take the action that you knew needed to be taken to avoid consequences that you had foreseen. Now does that describe your state at the time?" External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Because it is my view and there can be no other view than mine" External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "I can assure you, sir, I had no idea where fans would go from A to G (turnstiles) or the opening of Gate C" External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Do you agree that (the officer) was describing a match commander who had frozen?" External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "It is a possibility, sir, but that is his view and I cannot comment further" External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "You were the one whose job it was to get past any feelings of shock, do you agree?" External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Yes, sir, but I am human" External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Can you not tell us whether on that day in that situation you simply froze?" External link

bbc-news Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:14:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "I must take some part of that responsibility, sir" External link

bbc-news Monday, March 16, 2015 6:05:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied ( about Sir ) : "Sir, I'm not a politician," External link

bbc-news Monday, March 16, 2015 6:05:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said ( about Graham Kelly ) : "It's for the heartache that the families suffered, not only as a result of the tragedy, but for my less than candid comments to [the chief executive of the FA, Graham] Kelly" External link

bbc-news Monday, March 16, 2015 6:05:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Are you apologising for your responsibility for the deaths of 96 people on April 15, 1989?" External link

bbc-news Monday, March 16, 2015 6:05:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "I must take some part of that responsibility, sir" External link

bbc Monday, March 16, 2015 5:10:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied ( about Sir ) : "Sir, I'm not a politician," External link

bbc Monday, March 16, 2015 5:10:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said ( about Graham Kelly ) : "It's for the heartache that the families suffered, not only as a result of the tragedy, but for my less than candid comments to [the chief executive of the FA, Graham] Kelly" External link

bbc Monday, March 16, 2015 5:10:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Are you apologising for your responsibility for the deaths of 96 people on April 15, 1989?" External link

bbc Monday, March 16, 2015 5:10:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I've now learned of my failings, and I'm accepting them," External link

itv Monday, March 16, 2015 4:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "What is it that you are so sorry for? Is it an acceptance of responsibility for the events of 15th April and the deaths of 96 people?" External link

itv Monday, March 16, 2015 2:07:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Many people were party to the events of that day, and I'm apologising for my part" External link

itv Monday, March 16, 2015 2:07:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said ( about Hillsborough Independent Panel ) : "When the [Hillsborough Independent Panel] report was published [in 2012] I hid myself away and could not bear the word 'Hillsborough' and could not bear to think about it. " External link

bbc-news Friday, March 13, 2015 9:35:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "You must have asked him to do this. It's a medical emergency. Can you explain that? Why on earth do you need dogs at the stadium?" External link

ananova Friday, March 13, 2015 9:16:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “You must have asked him to do this. It’s a medical emergency. Can you explain that? Why on earth do you need dogs at the stadium?” External link

independent Friday, March 13, 2015 8:52:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “All I can remember is a sea of faces and someone asking me how many were dead. I didn’t respond because someone jumped in before me. Those are my recollections” External link

independent Friday, March 13, 2015 8:52:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "You must have asked him to do this. It's a medical emergency. Can you explain that? Why on earth do you need dogs at the stadium?" External link

express Friday, March 13, 2015 7:13:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield responded : "Your mistake [in failing to foresee where fans would go or close the tunnel] was the most terrifyingly bad mistake that fell woefully below the standard to be expected of a reasonably competent match commander, wasn't it?" External link

express Friday, March 13, 2015 7:13:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield responded ( about Sir ) : "Sir, I have made my admissions, I take it no further" External link

express Friday, March 13, 2015 7:13:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield answered ( about Liverpool ) : "It was gross negligence and ultimately it caused the disaster and the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans, didn't it?" External link

express Friday, March 13, 2015 7:13:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield answered : "No, sir. My view is it was an oversight, a mistake" External link

express Friday, March 13, 2015 7:13:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "You didn't see anyone in a state of distress?" External link

itv Friday, March 13, 2015 2:41:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "26 years ago I saw many, if not all of, these scenes. Recollecting them in detail is another matter now" External link

itv Friday, March 13, 2015 2:41:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : “I disagree. "There was no conspiracy as far as I am concerned” External link

express Friday, March 13, 2015 3:48:00 AM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “You are saying, are you, that a reasonably competent match commander would have foreseen where fans should go?” External link

themirror Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:53:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield answered : “Does it therefore follow - tell me if I have misunderstood - that on the day you did not act as a reasonably competent match commander?” External link

themirror Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:53:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : “Do you accept these mistakes led to overcrowding, crushing, injury and deaths in the central pens?” External link

themirror Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:53:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield added : “I just remember having related my story to him and being dismissed like a schoolboy out of the headmaster’s office” External link

themirror Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:53:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said ( about Liverpool ) : “Why has it taken you nearly 26 years to come clean and admit, at long last, that you made critical mistakes, that contributed to the disaster and the deaths of the 96 Liverpool fans who died?” External link

themirror Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:53:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : “You breached your duty of care to ensure the safety of the fans, didn’t you?” External link

themirror Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:53:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : “I don’t necessarily agree with that,” External link

independent Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:17:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Those offers were not made to me," External link

itv Thursday, March 12, 2015 7:18:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "In my view it was not negligent and most certainly was not grossly negligent. " External link

ananova Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield told : "There was no conspiracy as far as I'm concerned," External link

ananova Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "I was possibly in denial. I never found a venue or an opportunity where I could meet with someone and speak to them honestly and openly and ensure that my thoughts and feelings would be reported fairly. " External link

ananova Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I don't necessarily agree with that sir," External link

ananova Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Your actions were so serious and fell so far below the standard expected of a reasonably competent match commander that it amounted to gross negligence. Do you agree?" External link

ananova Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I disagree. There was no conspiracy as far as I am concerned" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield added : "I don't think I was involved in any cover-up whatsoever. " External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield responded ( about Sir ) : "Sir, I said yesterday, I don't know," External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield answered : "That's not the way that a competent match commander behaves, is it Mr Duckenfield, lying to the chief executive of the Football Association when people are dying on the pitch feet away?" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield answered ( about Sir ) : "Sir, under normal circumstances, as I have said, outside in the street or in an office, it is not the normal way you would expect. " External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "For a period of time, I ask for no pity, no sympathy because my difficulties do not compare to those of the families, I was possibly in denial and I never found a venue or opportunity where I could meet someone and speak to them, honestly and openly and assured that my thoughts and feelings would be reported fairly and yesterday this court gave me the opportunity to sit here and apologise fully for the first time without fear of anybody misrepresenting what I was saying" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied ( about Sir ) : "Sir, I can accept that some will have that point of view," External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said ( about Sir ) : "Sir, I think the best answer to that is that he was very unhappy overall. " External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Do you accept these mistakes led to overcrowding, crushing, injury and deaths in the central pens?" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Today sir, 26 years on, and with hindsight, the mistakes I made that day were a contributory factor" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied ( about Liverpool ) : "Your negligence caused disaster and the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans, didn't it?" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied ( about Sir ) : "I would not use the word negligence. Mistake, oversight. Sir, I did not foresee the consequence" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "In my view it was not negligent and most certainly was not grossly negligent. " External link

skynews Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:56:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield told : "There was no conspiracy as far as I’m concerned," External link

skynews Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:56:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "I was possibly in denial. I never found a venue or an opportunity where I could meet with someone and speak to them honestly and openly and ensure that my thoughts and feelings would be reported fairly. " External link

skynews Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:56:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I don’t necessarily agree with that sir," External link

skynews Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:56:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Your actions were so serious and fell so far below the standard expected of a reasonably competent match commander that it amounted to gross negligence. Do you agree?" External link

skynews Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:56:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I don’t necessarily agree with that sir," External link

skynews Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:16:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Your actions were so serious and fell so far below the standard expected of a reasonably competent match commander that it amounted to gross negligence. Do you agree?" External link

skynews Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:16:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "In my view it was not negligent and most certainly was not grossly negligent. " External link

skynews Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:16:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I don't think I was involved in any cover-up whatsoever" External link

skynews Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:16:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield told : "There was no conspiracy as far as I’m concerned," External link

skynews Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:16:00 PM EAT



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policier3.83%FR09/06/201706/09/2017
superintendent50.24%EN08/09/201709/08/2017
chief7.66%EN05/20/201620/05/2016
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Ian Lewis said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "David is of course relieved that the jury has found him not guilty, however his thoughts and sympathies remain with the families of those who lost their loved ones" External link

afp-en Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

Ian Lewis said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "David is of course relieved that the jury has found him not guilty, however his thoughts and sympathies remain with the families of those who lost their loved ones. "He understands the public interest in this case, but would ask that his privacy and that of his family is respected, and will not be commenting further" External link

bbc Thursday, November 28, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Peter Openshaw said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "My prediction is that Mr Duckenfield will show no emotion at all, because he has not shown any physical reaction at all throughout the trial. " External link

telegraph Friday, October 25, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Peter Openshaw said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "My prediction is that Mr Duckenfield will show no emotion at all, because he has not shown any physical reaction at all throughout the trial" External link

standard Friday, October 25, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Peter Openshaw said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "My prediction is that Mr Duckenfield will show no emotion at all, because he has not shown any physical reaction at all throughout the trial. " External link

skynews Friday, October 25, 2019 6:14:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy" External link

YorkshirePost Thursday, October 10, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy” External link

yorkpress Thursday, October 10, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy" External link

heart Thursday, October 10, 2019 5:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy" External link

thesun Thursday, October 10, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy" External link

skynews Thursday, October 10, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy" External link

birminghammail Thursday, October 10, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, October 10, 2019 3:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, October 10, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy," External link

bbc Thursday, October 10, 2019 3:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy" External link

tamworthherald Thursday, October 10, 2019 2:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, October 10, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Peter Openshaw said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "In this case the defendant, David Duckenfield, is charged with manslaughter arising out of the Hillsborough stadium disaster at the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest, played at Sheffield, on April 15 1989. " External link

YorkshirePost Tuesday, October 8, 2019 2:12:00 AM EAT

Peter Openshaw said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "In this case the defendant, David Duckenfield, is charged with manslaughter arising out of the Hillsborough stadium disaster at the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest, played at Sheffield, on April 15, 1989. " External link

heart Monday, October 7, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "It is the prosecution case that it was David Duckenfield, the match commander, his duty to consider the consequences of opening the gates; that there was time to have done so even between the first and third request to open the gates; also, that there was sufficient time to make contingency plans for the inner concourse. " External link

independent-ie Friday, January 18, 2019 6:13:00 AM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "It is the prosecution case that it was David Duckenfield, the match commander, his duty to consider the consequences of opening the gates; that there was time to have done so even between the first and third request to open the gates; also, that there was sufficient time to make contingency plans for the inner concourse. " External link

birminghammail Thursday, January 17, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "It is the prosecution case that it was David Duckenfield, the match commander, his duty to consider the consequences of opening the gates; that there was time to have done so even between the first and third request to open the gates; also, that there was sufficient time to make contingency plans for the inner concourse. " External link

tamworthherald Thursday, January 17, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "It is the prosecution case that it was David Duckenfield, the match commander, his duty to consider the consequences of opening the gates; that there was time to have done so even between the first and third request to open the gates; also, that there was sufficient time to make contingency plans for the inner concourse. " External link

msn-uk Thursday, January 17, 2019 6:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility” “Much about the Hillsborough disaster was extraordinary, not least the appalling scale of the loss of life, the scale of tragedy and the scale of those who failed to discharge their responsibilities with appropriate care” External link

thejournal Wednesday, January 16, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "Each died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility on that fateful day," External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, January 16, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Richard Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility" "Much about the Hillsborough disaster was extraordinary, not least the appalling scale of the loss of life, the scale of tragedy and the scale of those who failed to discharge their responsibilities with appropriate care" External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, January 15, 2019 9:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews added ( about David Duckenfield ) : "Each died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility on that fateful day," External link

heart Tuesday, January 15, 2019 9:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "At no time during, prior to or even after the opening of Gate C did David Duckenfield do anything to ensure that the capacity of those pens, which were beneath the police control box, were monitored; that the crowd were directed in any way into emptier pens; or that, most importantly, access to the tunnel was stopped or even inhibited to prevent the inevitable crush of fans effectively carried away down the slope of the tunnel. " External link

thetelegraphandargus Tuesday, January 15, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Richard Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility" "Much about the Hillsborough disaster was extraordinary, not least the appalling scale of the loss of life, the scale of tragedy and the scale of those who failed to discharge their responsibilities with appropriate care" External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, January 15, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "Each died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility on that fateful day," External link

msn-uk Tuesday, January 15, 2019 9:10:00 PM EAT

Richard Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility" "Much about the Hillsborough disaster was extraordinary, not least the appalling scale of the loss of life, the scale of tragedy and the scale of those who failed to discharge their responsibilities with appropriate care" External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, January 15, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

Richard Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility" "Much about the Hillsborough disaster was extraordinary, not least the appalling scale of the loss of life, the scale of tragedy and the scale of those who failed to discharge their responsibilities with appropriate care" External link

afp-english Tuesday, January 15, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "Each died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility on that fateful day," External link

standard Tuesday, January 15, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews added ( about David Duckenfield ) : "Each died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility on that fateful day," External link

skynews Tuesday, January 15, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “Each died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility on that fateful day,” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, January 15, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “Each died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility on that fateful day,” External link

itv Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “Each died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility on that fateful day,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Richard Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “following requests for Duckenfield to do something to alleviate the crush just outside the gates” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “Each died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility on that fateful day,” External link

chesterfirst Tuesday, January 15, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews tells ( about David Duckenfield ) : "the prosecution have to prove is that David Duckenfield’s extraordinarily bad failings to do his job on that day, in other words to discharge his responsibility, made a significant contribution to causing that fatal crushing" External link

independent-UK Tuesday, January 15, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "Each of the 96 was a Liverpool FC supporter who had travelled to Sheffield to enjoy the ticket-only FA Cup semi-final," "Each was an individual who formed part of what was the anticipated 50,000 crowd of spectators, whose attendance, entry and accommodation at the Hillsborough Stadium should have been properly planned for and safely facilitated. "Each died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility on that fateful day" External link

bbc Tuesday, January 15, 2019 4:15:00 PM EAT

Chris Long said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "Ohhh poor Mr & Mrs Duckenfield. It's been terrible for them, but they've just been getting on with it. #myheartbleeds #knaffoff" External link

breakingnews-ie Thursday, May 19, 2016 9:24:00 PM EAT

Paul Greaney asked ( about David Duckenfield ) : “Is the explanation of your failures Mr Duckenfield, not that you were ignorant of the geography, for example, but rather that you knew the geography, you knew what the consequences might be of people entering the crowd, but you simply froze?” External link

themirror Tuesday, March 17, 2015 8:44:00 PM EAT

Paul Greaney added ( about David Duckenfield ) : “Is the explanation of your failures Mr Duckenfield, not that you were ignorant of the geography, for example, but rather that you knew the geography, you knew what the consequences might be of people entering the crowd, but you simply froze?” External link

themirror Tuesday, March 17, 2015 8:44:00 PM EAT

John Beggs said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "To what extent did you Mr Duckenfield, as it were, go along with that corporate line from on high?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied ( about David Duckenfield ) : "To what extent did you Mr Duckenfield, as it were, go along with that corporate line from on high?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

Paul Greaney asked ( about David Duckenfield ) : "Is the explanation of your failures Mr Duckenfield not that you were ignorant of the geography for example but rather that you knew the geography, you knew what the consequences might be of people entering the crowd but you simply froze?" External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

Pete Weatherby said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "The truth is that shortly before these inquests opened, you were still desperately trying to stick to denying any responsibility, Mr Duckenfield, weren't you?" External link

bbc-news Monday, March 16, 2015 6:05:00 PM EAT

Pete Weatherby said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "The truth is that shortly before these inquests opened, you were still desperately trying to stick to denying any responsibility, Mr Duckenfield, weren't you?" External link

bbc Monday, March 16, 2015 5:10:00 PM EAT

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David Duckenfield said : “Probably I wasn’t the best man for the job on the day” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “Some might say or might think that would be more likely to create disorder?” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said ( about Sir ) : “Sir, with hindsight today we can all look differently at that situation. I acted as I believed to be correct in a crisis moment” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Probably I wasn't the best man for the job on the day" External link

birminghammail Friday, November 1, 2019 11:43:00 AM EAT

David Duckenfield said ( about Sir ) : "Sir, with hindsight today we can all look differently at that situation. I acted as I believed to be correct in a crisis moment" External link

birminghammail Friday, November 1, 2019 11:43:00 AM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “Probably I wasn’t the best man for the job on the day” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, October 31, 2019 9:34:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “Some might say or might think that would be more likely to create disorder?” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, October 31, 2019 9:34:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said ( about Sir ) : “Sir, with hindsight today we can all look differently at that situation. I acted as I believed to be correct in a crisis moment” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, October 31, 2019 9:34:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “Probably I wasn’t the best man for the job on the day” External link

oxfordtimes Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “Some might say or might think that would be more likely to create disorder?” External link

oxfordtimes Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said ( about Sir ) : “Sir, with hindsight today we can all look differently at that situation. I acted as I believed to be correct in a crisis moment” External link

oxfordtimes Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield recalled : "I did not say, 'I have authorised opening of the gates'," External link

Stuff Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "I made a dreadful mistake not realising the consequences of what I was doing," External link

Stuff Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield responding : "If people are going to get killed, open the gates" External link

independent-ie Friday, January 18, 2019 6:13:00 AM EAT

David Duckenfield responding : "If people are going to get killed, open the gates" External link

thesun Thursday, January 17, 2019 9:09:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield responding : "If people are going to get killed, open the gates" External link

birminghammail Thursday, January 17, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield responding : "If people are going to get killed, open the gates" External link

tamworthherald Thursday, January 17, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield responding : "If people are going to get killed, open the gates" External link

msn-uk Thursday, January 17, 2019 6:09:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield saying : "if people are going to get killed, open the gates" External link

independent-UK Thursday, January 17, 2019 2:38:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield asked ( about Bernard Murray ) : “Are we going to get them all in, Bernard?” External link

themirror Thursday, January 17, 2019 11:28:00 AM EAT

David Duckenfield claimed : “It’s terrible for us too” External link

msn-uk Friday, May 20, 2016 2:06:00 AM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : “Yes, but we can’t talk about that. I don’t know what’s going to happen” External link

msn-uk Friday, May 20, 2016 2:06:00 AM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “I can’t answer anything like that” External link

msn-uk Friday, May 20, 2016 2:06:00 AM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : ''Yes ... we can't say anything about ... we can't talk about that. We don't know what's going to happen.'' External link

breakingnews-ie Thursday, May 19, 2016 9:24:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "At the present time, due to the ongoing criminal inquiries, I'm afraid that I am unable to comment, and I hope you'll excuse me" External link

breakingnews-ie Thursday, May 19, 2016 9:24:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “I’m tired, I’m not at my best” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, May 18, 2016 9:42:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “I’m tired, I’m not at my best” External link

themirror Wednesday, May 18, 2016 8:53:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "When I was at the coroner's court in Warrington I gave a message and I have nothing more to say" External link

itv Wednesday, May 18, 2016 8:24:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “Because it is my view, and there can be no other view than mine,” External link

independent Friday, March 20, 2015 11:58:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Did you tell other officers how they should record their evidence in relation to this tragedy?" External link

skynews Wednesday, March 18, 2015 8:38:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "If there was a conspiracy to interfere with a fair collection of the evidence did you have any part in that?" External link

skynews Wednesday, March 18, 2015 8:38:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield responded : "Did you at any stage ever encourage any other police officer or police civilian to change his or her statement?" External link

skynews Wednesday, March 18, 2015 3:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "If there was a conspiracy to interfere with a fair collection of the evidence, did you have any part in that?" External link

skynews Wednesday, March 18, 2015 3:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield stated : "Did you tell other officers how they should record their evidence in relation to this tragedy?" External link

skynews Wednesday, March 18, 2015 3:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield answered : "I think it is a view some would agree with, sir" External link

news24 Tuesday, March 17, 2015 10:35:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Do you agree that never mind a competent match commander, it might only take a child of average intelligence to realise what the consequences of your actions might be?" External link

newstalk Tuesday, March 17, 2015 9:35:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I did not think of it on the day, sir, because of the pressure I was under" External link

newstalk Tuesday, March 17, 2015 9:35:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : “That failure was the direct cause of the deaths of 96 persons in the Hillsborough tragedy?” External link

themirror Tuesday, March 17, 2015 8:44:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield told : “Do you agree that, never mind a competent match commander, it might only take a child of average intelligence to realise what the consequences of your actions might be?” External link

themirror Tuesday, March 17, 2015 8:44:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield answered : "I think it is a view some would agree with, sir" External link

afp-en Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:53:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I can assure you, sir, I had no idea where fans would go from A to G (turnstiles) or the opening of Gate C" External link

independent Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:47:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "It appears to be a distinct possibility" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Do you agree with the following, that people died in a crush in the central pens?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "You were ashamed by that retirement?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "I did fail to recognise that sir" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Do you agree that never mind a competent match commander it might only take a child of average intelligence to realise what the consequences of your actions might be?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I did not think of it on the day, sir, because of the pressure I was under" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Very ashamed, sir, and embarrassed by it all" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Do you agree that (the officer) was describing a match commander who had frozen?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "It is a possibility, sir, but that is his view and I cannot comment further" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "You were the one whose job it was to get past any feelings of shock, do you agree?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Yes, sir, but I am human" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "professional failings which led to the deaths of 96 innocent men, women and children" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "It has been the most difficult period of my life" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Rightly or wrongly, did you feel that was a good time to be making the admissions and the apologies that you have made over the last week?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I didn't think it was the right time, sir" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied ( about David Duckenfield ) : "To what extent did you Mr Duckenfield, as it were, go along with that corporate line from on high?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied ( about Sir ) : "Sir, I was an employee of South Yorkshire Police" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "I think quite simply sir I was not thinking correctly" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "You understand why the delay in providing a more gracious and more full apology has caused to many both offence and distress?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Were you in fact in the lead up to your evidence drinking too much?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Yes sir, I was rather foolish and too proud as a police officer to admit my failings. I clearly recall leading up to Lord Justice Taylor's inquiry sitting in an armchair one morning when the sun was coming through the window and I was drinking half tumblers of whiskey to find the courage to read the statements and that continued" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Had you done your best to conceal your depression and your distress from your family and from police colleagues?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Yes, sir. It was a matter of pride" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Did you want to be retired?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Do you agree with the following, that people died in a crush in the central pens?" External link

itv Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:35:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "I did fail to recognise that sir" External link

itv Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:35:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Do you agree that never mind a competent match commander, it might only take a child of average intelligence to realise what the consequences of your actions might be?" External link

skynews Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:31:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I did not think of it on the day, sir, because of the pressure I was under" External link

skynews Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:31:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Yes, sir, but I am human," External link

bbc-news Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:04:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I can assure you, sir, I had no idea where fans would go from A to G (turnstiles) or the opening of Gate C" External link

independent Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:58:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "You were the one whose job it was to get past any feelings of shock, do you agree?" External link

independent Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:58:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Yes, sir - but I am human" External link

independent Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:58:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "You bottled it. You panicked and you failed to take the action that you knew needed to be taken to avoid consequences that you had foreseen. Now does that describe your state at the time?" External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Because it is my view and there can be no other view than mine" External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "I can assure you, sir, I had no idea where fans would go from A to G (turnstiles) or the opening of Gate C" External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Do you agree that (the officer) was describing a match commander who had frozen?" External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "It is a possibility, sir, but that is his view and I cannot comment further" External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "You were the one whose job it was to get past any feelings of shock, do you agree?" External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Yes, sir, but I am human" External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Can you not tell us whether on that day in that situation you simply froze?" External link

bbc-news Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:14:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "I must take some part of that responsibility, sir" External link

bbc-news Monday, March 16, 2015 6:05:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied ( about Sir ) : "Sir, I'm not a politician," External link

bbc-news Monday, March 16, 2015 6:05:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said ( about Graham Kelly ) : "It's for the heartache that the families suffered, not only as a result of the tragedy, but for my less than candid comments to [the chief executive of the FA, Graham] Kelly" External link

bbc-news Monday, March 16, 2015 6:05:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Are you apologising for your responsibility for the deaths of 96 people on April 15, 1989?" External link

bbc-news Monday, March 16, 2015 6:05:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "I must take some part of that responsibility, sir" External link

bbc Monday, March 16, 2015 5:10:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied ( about Sir ) : "Sir, I'm not a politician," External link

bbc Monday, March 16, 2015 5:10:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said ( about Graham Kelly ) : "It's for the heartache that the families suffered, not only as a result of the tragedy, but for my less than candid comments to [the chief executive of the FA, Graham] Kelly" External link

bbc Monday, March 16, 2015 5:10:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "Are you apologising for your responsibility for the deaths of 96 people on April 15, 1989?" External link

bbc Monday, March 16, 2015 5:10:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I've now learned of my failings, and I'm accepting them," External link

itv Monday, March 16, 2015 4:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "What is it that you are so sorry for? Is it an acceptance of responsibility for the events of 15th April and the deaths of 96 people?" External link

itv Monday, March 16, 2015 2:07:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Many people were party to the events of that day, and I'm apologising for my part" External link

itv Monday, March 16, 2015 2:07:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said ( about Hillsborough Independent Panel ) : "When the [Hillsborough Independent Panel] report was published [in 2012] I hid myself away and could not bear the word 'Hillsborough' and could not bear to think about it. " External link

bbc-news Friday, March 13, 2015 9:35:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "You must have asked him to do this. It's a medical emergency. Can you explain that? Why on earth do you need dogs at the stadium?" External link

ananova Friday, March 13, 2015 9:16:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “You must have asked him to do this. It’s a medical emergency. Can you explain that? Why on earth do you need dogs at the stadium?” External link

independent Friday, March 13, 2015 8:52:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “All I can remember is a sea of faces and someone asking me how many were dead. I didn’t respond because someone jumped in before me. Those are my recollections” External link

independent Friday, March 13, 2015 8:52:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "You must have asked him to do this. It's a medical emergency. Can you explain that? Why on earth do you need dogs at the stadium?" External link

express Friday, March 13, 2015 7:13:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield responded : "Your mistake [in failing to foresee where fans would go or close the tunnel] was the most terrifyingly bad mistake that fell woefully below the standard to be expected of a reasonably competent match commander, wasn't it?" External link

express Friday, March 13, 2015 7:13:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield responded ( about Sir ) : "Sir, I have made my admissions, I take it no further" External link

express Friday, March 13, 2015 7:13:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield answered ( about Liverpool ) : "It was gross negligence and ultimately it caused the disaster and the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans, didn't it?" External link

express Friday, March 13, 2015 7:13:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield answered : "No, sir. My view is it was an oversight, a mistake" External link

express Friday, March 13, 2015 7:13:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "You didn't see anyone in a state of distress?" External link

itv Friday, March 13, 2015 2:41:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "26 years ago I saw many, if not all of, these scenes. Recollecting them in detail is another matter now" External link

itv Friday, March 13, 2015 2:41:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : “I disagree. "There was no conspiracy as far as I am concerned” External link

express Friday, March 13, 2015 3:48:00 AM EAT

David Duckenfield said : “You are saying, are you, that a reasonably competent match commander would have foreseen where fans should go?” External link

themirror Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:53:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield answered : “Does it therefore follow - tell me if I have misunderstood - that on the day you did not act as a reasonably competent match commander?” External link

themirror Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:53:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : “Do you accept these mistakes led to overcrowding, crushing, injury and deaths in the central pens?” External link

themirror Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:53:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield added : “I just remember having related my story to him and being dismissed like a schoolboy out of the headmaster’s office” External link

themirror Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:53:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said ( about Liverpool ) : “Why has it taken you nearly 26 years to come clean and admit, at long last, that you made critical mistakes, that contributed to the disaster and the deaths of the 96 Liverpool fans who died?” External link

themirror Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:53:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : “You breached your duty of care to ensure the safety of the fans, didn’t you?” External link

themirror Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:53:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : “I don’t necessarily agree with that,” External link

independent Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:17:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Those offers were not made to me," External link

itv Thursday, March 12, 2015 7:18:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "In my view it was not negligent and most certainly was not grossly negligent. " External link

ananova Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield told : "There was no conspiracy as far as I'm concerned," External link

ananova Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "I was possibly in denial. I never found a venue or an opportunity where I could meet with someone and speak to them honestly and openly and ensure that my thoughts and feelings would be reported fairly. " External link

ananova Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I don't necessarily agree with that sir," External link

ananova Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Your actions were so serious and fell so far below the standard expected of a reasonably competent match commander that it amounted to gross negligence. Do you agree?" External link

ananova Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I disagree. There was no conspiracy as far as I am concerned" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield added : "I don't think I was involved in any cover-up whatsoever. " External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield responded ( about Sir ) : "Sir, I said yesterday, I don't know," External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield answered : "That's not the way that a competent match commander behaves, is it Mr Duckenfield, lying to the chief executive of the Football Association when people are dying on the pitch feet away?" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield answered ( about Sir ) : "Sir, under normal circumstances, as I have said, outside in the street or in an office, it is not the normal way you would expect. " External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "For a period of time, I ask for no pity, no sympathy because my difficulties do not compare to those of the families, I was possibly in denial and I never found a venue or opportunity where I could meet someone and speak to them, honestly and openly and assured that my thoughts and feelings would be reported fairly and yesterday this court gave me the opportunity to sit here and apologise fully for the first time without fear of anybody misrepresenting what I was saying" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied ( about Sir ) : "Sir, I can accept that some will have that point of view," External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said ( about Sir ) : "Sir, I think the best answer to that is that he was very unhappy overall. " External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Do you accept these mistakes led to overcrowding, crushing, injury and deaths in the central pens?" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Today sir, 26 years on, and with hindsight, the mistakes I made that day were a contributory factor" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied ( about Liverpool ) : "Your negligence caused disaster and the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans, didn't it?" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied ( about Sir ) : "I would not use the word negligence. Mistake, oversight. Sir, I did not foresee the consequence" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:15:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "In my view it was not negligent and most certainly was not grossly negligent. " External link

skynews Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:56:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield told : "There was no conspiracy as far as I’m concerned," External link

skynews Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:56:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield said : "I was possibly in denial. I never found a venue or an opportunity where I could meet with someone and speak to them honestly and openly and ensure that my thoughts and feelings would be reported fairly. " External link

skynews Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:56:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I don’t necessarily agree with that sir," External link

skynews Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:56:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Your actions were so serious and fell so far below the standard expected of a reasonably competent match commander that it amounted to gross negligence. Do you agree?" External link

skynews Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:56:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I don’t necessarily agree with that sir," External link

skynews Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:16:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "Your actions were so serious and fell so far below the standard expected of a reasonably competent match commander that it amounted to gross negligence. Do you agree?" External link

skynews Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:16:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "In my view it was not negligent and most certainly was not grossly negligent. " External link

skynews Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:16:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied : "I don't think I was involved in any cover-up whatsoever" External link

skynews Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:16:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield told : "There was no conspiracy as far as I’m concerned," External link

skynews Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:16:00 PM EAT



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policier3.83%FR09/06/201706/09/2017
superintendent50.24%EN08/09/201709/08/2017
chief7.66%EN05/20/201620/05/2016
police chief6.22%EN05/20/201620/05/2016
retired police officer1.44%EN03/18/201518/03/2015
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Ian Lewis said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "David is of course relieved that the jury has found him not guilty, however his thoughts and sympathies remain with the families of those who lost their loved ones" External link

afp-en Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

Ian Lewis said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "David is of course relieved that the jury has found him not guilty, however his thoughts and sympathies remain with the families of those who lost their loved ones. "He understands the public interest in this case, but would ask that his privacy and that of his family is respected, and will not be commenting further" External link

bbc Thursday, November 28, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Peter Openshaw said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "My prediction is that Mr Duckenfield will show no emotion at all, because he has not shown any physical reaction at all throughout the trial. " External link

telegraph Friday, October 25, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Peter Openshaw said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "My prediction is that Mr Duckenfield will show no emotion at all, because he has not shown any physical reaction at all throughout the trial" External link

standard Friday, October 25, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Peter Openshaw said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "My prediction is that Mr Duckenfield will show no emotion at all, because he has not shown any physical reaction at all throughout the trial. " External link

skynews Friday, October 25, 2019 6:14:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy" External link

YorkshirePost Thursday, October 10, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy” External link

yorkpress Thursday, October 10, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy" External link

heart Thursday, October 10, 2019 5:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy" External link

thesun Thursday, October 10, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy" External link

skynews Thursday, October 10, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy" External link

birminghammail Thursday, October 10, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, October 10, 2019 3:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, October 10, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy," External link

bbc Thursday, October 10, 2019 3:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy" External link

tamworthherald Thursday, October 10, 2019 2:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “In short, once in and beyond gate C, the crowd was naturally drawn down the slope of the tunnel and into the confined area of the central pens, and David Duckenfield gave no thought to the inevitable consequence of the flood of people through gate C, nor did he make any attempt to even monitor what was occurring, let alone avert the tragedy” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, October 10, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Peter Openshaw said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "In this case the defendant, David Duckenfield, is charged with manslaughter arising out of the Hillsborough stadium disaster at the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest, played at Sheffield, on April 15 1989. " External link

YorkshirePost Tuesday, October 8, 2019 2:12:00 AM EAT

Peter Openshaw said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "In this case the defendant, David Duckenfield, is charged with manslaughter arising out of the Hillsborough stadium disaster at the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest, played at Sheffield, on April 15, 1989. " External link

heart Monday, October 7, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "It is the prosecution case that it was David Duckenfield, the match commander, his duty to consider the consequences of opening the gates; that there was time to have done so even between the first and third request to open the gates; also, that there was sufficient time to make contingency plans for the inner concourse. " External link

independent-ie Friday, January 18, 2019 6:13:00 AM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "It is the prosecution case that it was David Duckenfield, the match commander, his duty to consider the consequences of opening the gates; that there was time to have done so even between the first and third request to open the gates; also, that there was sufficient time to make contingency plans for the inner concourse. " External link

birminghammail Thursday, January 17, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "It is the prosecution case that it was David Duckenfield, the match commander, his duty to consider the consequences of opening the gates; that there was time to have done so even between the first and third request to open the gates; also, that there was sufficient time to make contingency plans for the inner concourse. " External link

tamworthherald Thursday, January 17, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "It is the prosecution case that it was David Duckenfield, the match commander, his duty to consider the consequences of opening the gates; that there was time to have done so even between the first and third request to open the gates; also, that there was sufficient time to make contingency plans for the inner concourse. " External link

msn-uk Thursday, January 17, 2019 6:09:00 PM EAT

Richard Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility” “Much about the Hillsborough disaster was extraordinary, not least the appalling scale of the loss of life, the scale of tragedy and the scale of those who failed to discharge their responsibilities with appropriate care” External link

thejournal Wednesday, January 16, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "Each died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility on that fateful day," External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, January 16, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Richard Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility" "Much about the Hillsborough disaster was extraordinary, not least the appalling scale of the loss of life, the scale of tragedy and the scale of those who failed to discharge their responsibilities with appropriate care" External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, January 15, 2019 9:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews added ( about David Duckenfield ) : "Each died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility on that fateful day," External link

heart Tuesday, January 15, 2019 9:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "At no time during, prior to or even after the opening of Gate C did David Duckenfield do anything to ensure that the capacity of those pens, which were beneath the police control box, were monitored; that the crowd were directed in any way into emptier pens; or that, most importantly, access to the tunnel was stopped or even inhibited to prevent the inevitable crush of fans effectively carried away down the slope of the tunnel. " External link

thetelegraphandargus Tuesday, January 15, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Richard Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility" "Much about the Hillsborough disaster was extraordinary, not least the appalling scale of the loss of life, the scale of tragedy and the scale of those who failed to discharge their responsibilities with appropriate care" External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, January 15, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "Each died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility on that fateful day," External link

msn-uk Tuesday, January 15, 2019 9:10:00 PM EAT

Richard Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility" "Much about the Hillsborough disaster was extraordinary, not least the appalling scale of the loss of life, the scale of tragedy and the scale of those who failed to discharge their responsibilities with appropriate care" External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, January 15, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

Richard Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility" "Much about the Hillsborough disaster was extraordinary, not least the appalling scale of the loss of life, the scale of tragedy and the scale of those who failed to discharge their responsibilities with appropriate care" External link

afp-english Tuesday, January 15, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "Each died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility on that fateful day," External link

standard Tuesday, January 15, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews added ( about David Duckenfield ) : "Each died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility on that fateful day," External link

skynews Tuesday, January 15, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “Each died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility on that fateful day,” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, January 15, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “Each died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility on that fateful day,” External link

itv Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “Each died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility on that fateful day,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Richard Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “following requests for Duckenfield to do something to alleviate the crush just outside the gates” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : “Each died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility on that fateful day,” External link

chesterfirst Tuesday, January 15, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews tells ( about David Duckenfield ) : "the prosecution have to prove is that David Duckenfield’s extraordinarily bad failings to do his job on that day, in other words to discharge his responsibility, made a significant contribution to causing that fatal crushing" External link

independent-UK Tuesday, January 15, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Matthews said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "Each of the 96 was a Liverpool FC supporter who had travelled to Sheffield to enjoy the ticket-only FA Cup semi-final," "Each was an individual who formed part of what was the anticipated 50,000 crowd of spectators, whose attendance, entry and accommodation at the Hillsborough Stadium should have been properly planned for and safely facilitated. "Each died as a result of the extraordinarily bad failures by David Duckenfield in the care he took to discharge his personal responsibility on that fateful day" External link

bbc Tuesday, January 15, 2019 4:15:00 PM EAT

Chris Long said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "Ohhh poor Mr & Mrs Duckenfield. It's been terrible for them, but they've just been getting on with it. #myheartbleeds #knaffoff" External link

breakingnews-ie Thursday, May 19, 2016 9:24:00 PM EAT

Paul Greaney asked ( about David Duckenfield ) : “Is the explanation of your failures Mr Duckenfield, not that you were ignorant of the geography, for example, but rather that you knew the geography, you knew what the consequences might be of people entering the crowd, but you simply froze?” External link

themirror Tuesday, March 17, 2015 8:44:00 PM EAT

Paul Greaney added ( about David Duckenfield ) : “Is the explanation of your failures Mr Duckenfield, not that you were ignorant of the geography, for example, but rather that you knew the geography, you knew what the consequences might be of people entering the crowd, but you simply froze?” External link

themirror Tuesday, March 17, 2015 8:44:00 PM EAT

John Beggs said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "To what extent did you Mr Duckenfield, as it were, go along with that corporate line from on high?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

David Duckenfield replied ( about David Duckenfield ) : "To what extent did you Mr Duckenfield, as it were, go along with that corporate line from on high?" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:40:00 PM EAT

Paul Greaney asked ( about David Duckenfield ) : "Is the explanation of your failures Mr Duckenfield not that you were ignorant of the geography for example but rather that you knew the geography, you knew what the consequences might be of people entering the crowd but you simply froze?" External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:57:00 PM EAT

Pete Weatherby said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "The truth is that shortly before these inquests opened, you were still desperately trying to stick to denying any responsibility, Mr Duckenfield, weren't you?" External link

bbc-news Monday, March 16, 2015 6:05:00 PM EAT

Pete Weatherby said ( about David Duckenfield ) : "The truth is that shortly before these inquests opened, you were still desperately trying to stick to denying any responsibility, Mr Duckenfield, weren't you?" External link

bbc Monday, March 16, 2015 5:10:00 PM EAT