On 15 April 1989, 96 people were fatally injured on a football terrace at an FA Cup semi-final in Sheffield. The Hillsborough disaster was broadcast live on the BBC; it left millions of people traumatised, and English football in ruins.
Sometimes you love a soccer team not only for their strengths and the splendor of their play, but also for the possibility that their best hopes may never be fulfilled. This has rarely been demonstrated so vividly as by the Manchester City team, who unforgettably, illuminated the late sixties.
The Grand National is the most famous horse race in the world. Officially 1st run in 1839 it's now seen in 140 countries on television with viewing figures of more than 500 million. Little Book of the Grand National tells all these tales, illustrated with great contemporary pictures and photographs.