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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #80 on: April 15, 2014, 04:30:14 pm »
Martinez was brilliant.
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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #81 on: April 15, 2014, 04:33:49 pm »
Fantastic speeches from both Rodgers and Martinez. Pure class from both of them.

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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #82 on: April 15, 2014, 04:35:57 pm »
Martinez class, is Margaret Aspinall's speech online yet?
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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #83 on: April 15, 2014, 04:40:47 pm »
Everton, man. What a classy club. Top speech by Martinez and top gesture going on at Goodison. Respect.
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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #84 on: April 15, 2014, 04:43:23 pm »
Amazing service. Martinez's and Rodgers' speech were wonderful. As was Aspinall's, Hicks' and Burnham's.

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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #85 on: April 15, 2014, 04:43:48 pm »
Great speeches from everyone but certainly Roberto and Brendan. Fantastic to see so many tributes to Kenny, and I'd be surprised if many people didn't choke up on seeing Kenny so struggling with emotion. The scarf "96" was a really nice touch too.

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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #86 on: April 15, 2014, 04:51:59 pm »
Good grief i cant stop welling up. Unbelievable.
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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #87 on: April 15, 2014, 05:55:36 pm »
https://grabyo.com/g/v/olMbV7fBaJt

Thanks for this. Saw the other stuff, but this was the first of Martinez. Class act.
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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #88 on: April 15, 2014, 06:01:03 pm »
Replayed now on LFC.TV.

http://www.liverpoolfc.com/lfctv

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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #89 on: April 15, 2014, 06:02:57 pm »
I didn't quite understand why LFCTV couldn't show it live but BBC News could?

There were some fabulous words said throughout anyway.

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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #90 on: April 15, 2014, 06:07:40 pm »
I hope someone can make the whole thing available for download, for those of us stuck far away from any screen

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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #91 on: April 15, 2014, 06:11:15 pm »
I thought Martinez was great today. When you consider his age & that English isn't his 1st language. Rodgers also spoke well.

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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #92 on: April 15, 2014, 06:20:06 pm »
I didn't quite understand why LFCTV couldn't show it live but BBC News could?

There were some fabulous words said throughout anyway.

Maybe it wasn't a case of couldn't but that they were being more cautious

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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #93 on: April 15, 2014, 06:37:02 pm »
Very very difficult service today.  Beautiful at the same time though as always.

Maybe could of done without 'Now your gonna believe us' as the players filed out at the end, only my opinion though.

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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #94 on: April 15, 2014, 07:00:45 pm »
Just got home from Anfield and saw the memorial for the Boston Marathon. Thoughts go out to them as well.
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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #95 on: April 15, 2014, 07:06:22 pm »
Thanks for this. Saw the other stuff, but this was the first of Martinez. Class act.

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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #96 on: April 15, 2014, 07:48:22 pm »
Just finished watching it and again it was very moving, was welling up at everything it seemed.

Hats off to Martinez ,what a class fella he is.

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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #97 on: April 15, 2014, 07:49:19 pm »
Brendan, Trevor Hicks and Margaret (as always) were brilliant.

Martinez, absolutely fantastic.

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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #98 on: April 15, 2014, 07:50:40 pm »
Very moving service. some wonderful speeches.
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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #99 on: April 15, 2014, 08:02:23 pm »
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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #100 on: April 15, 2014, 09:00:38 pm »
Maybe it wasn't a case of couldn't but that they were being more cautious

I can only assume that they didn't have the resources to be able to edit the footage on the fly (if the need arose), whereas BBC did. I guess anything slightly controversial that was broadcast on a Liverpool Channel would have a much worse affect on things. We all know that certain factions of authority would love any excuse to hinder the case and blame us for it.

Margaret said it right and I guess that;s that.

Nevertheless, another beautiful and poignant service and fantastic speeches by two young managers who were mere teenagers at the time. It was a lovely moment when Brendan mentioned Kenny and all the work he did.

Let's hope we will have some justice by the time the next remembrance comes around.

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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #101 on: April 15, 2014, 09:02:36 pm »
I can only assume that they didn't have the resources to be able to edit the footage on the fly (if the need arose), whereas BBC did. I guess anything slightly controversial that was broadcast on a Liverpool Channel would have a much worse affect on things. We all know that certain factions of authority would love any excuse to hinder the case and blame us for it.

Margaret said it right and I guess that;s that.

Nevertheless, another beautiful and poignant service and fantastic speeches by two young managers who were mere teenagers at the time. It was a lovely moment when Brendan mentioned Kenny and all the work he did.

Let's hope we will have some justice by the time the next remembrance comes around.

YNWA

I suppose BBC could always claim their job is to report the news and someone saying the wrong thing is news

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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #102 on: April 15, 2014, 09:23:01 pm »
Another moving service, thought Martinez was excellent, amongst many others.
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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #103 on: April 15, 2014, 09:58:58 pm »
Disappointed with the crowd numbers, less there today than for the 20th I reckon. BBC1 NW saying 40k there, what a plonker he was. After the hulabaloo over tickets as well. Upper Centenary, Upper Anny and Paddock not open. Plenty of space at the Anny Road end of the Lower Centenary and spaces, although not much, in the Kop and Main Stand. I have an idea why there were spaces, but a lot of people didn't get the opportunity.

Speeches were ok and generally what you might expect, but disappointed again with the way people were spoken about and praised, both in the ground and on here. Many people were picked out and praised for one thing or another including Andy Burnham. Ok he's done a job, of sorts, and been called a legend earlier on here. Five years ago he could have been lynched. In comparison there's someone who's contribution to the cause really is second to none and ended up with such a brief mention today I felt like screaming out. I really do think it's unforgivable that Anne Williams was more or less 'passed over' today. Do people really have such short memories of that ladies efforts over the many, many years of this campaign???
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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #104 on: April 16, 2014, 12:04:33 am »
Just watched the re run on lfc channel, and there has been bits edited out. The link earlier on gives the full martinez speech, class

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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #105 on: April 16, 2014, 01:00:33 am »
Class speeches. Very moving.

The whole affair is poignant in the extreme. Never gets less poignant, only more so, it seems.
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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #106 on: April 16, 2014, 01:42:21 am »
Disappointed with the crowd numbers, less there today than for the 20th I reckon. BBC1 NW saying 40k there, what a plonker he was. After the hulabaloo over tickets as well. Upper Centenary, Upper Anny and Paddock not open. Plenty of space at the Anny Road end of the Lower Centenary and spaces, although not much, in the Kop and Main Stand. I have an idea why there were spaces, but a lot of people didn't get the opportunity.

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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #107 on: April 16, 2014, 06:02:12 am »
A day late as not been able to start a thread etc for some reason, but our thoughts with all concerned, and best wishes to everybody.

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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #108 on: April 16, 2014, 07:26:32 am »
Dutch TV was broadcasting it live. Magnificent.
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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #109 on: April 16, 2014, 08:46:06 am »
LFC staff and players read the 96 names.  (Somebody savvy might embed this.)
http://www.liverpoolfc.com/video/collections/home-hillsborough-25-years#17908

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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #110 on: April 16, 2014, 09:12:29 am »
I may be shot down for this. But I wish there was a lot less religious ceremony, it winds me up if I’m being brutally honest. I know many of the families will no doubt want that involvement and I of course respect that, but I wish there was less of it.
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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #111 on: April 16, 2014, 09:20:46 am »
Awesome, couldn't watch it yesterday, too painful, has me in tears everytime, watched highlights today, still had me sobbing, I can not get over the people who think we are just moaning Bs

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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #112 on: April 16, 2014, 09:53:41 am »
Ozzie Red your post has been edited to make sure it complies with the AG's notice.
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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #113 on: April 16, 2014, 10:45:50 am »
Beautiful as always and among the fantastic speeches and readings from all I wanted to praise Martinez again, an amazing gesture which won't be forgotten.
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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #114 on: April 16, 2014, 11:58:33 am »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FedZPS1nrwk

Andy Burnham's speech.  Apologies if the sound is a bit tinny.
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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #115 on: April 16, 2014, 12:14:41 pm »
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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #116 on: April 16, 2014, 03:26:07 pm »
LFC staff and players read the 96 names.  (Somebody savvy might embed this.)
http://www.liverpoolfc.com/video/collections/home-hillsborough-25-years#17908

Glad they did this, and got everyone together for it. Stevie reading out his cousin's name, of course. I'm out of words after yesterday but a good tribute.

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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #117 on: April 16, 2014, 06:50:46 pm »
I hope someone can make the whole thing available for download, for those of us stuck far away from any screen
YES, was there yesterday (travelled over from Dublin) would love to have a dvd for prosterity.
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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #118 on: April 16, 2014, 10:45:20 pm »
sorry everyone still a bit raw
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Re: 25th Anniversary - Service at Anfield
« Reply #119 on: April 16, 2014, 11:17:54 pm »
Really don't know what to say. Margaret Aspinall, the families, inspirational. JFT96
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