It didn't quite come off. The result was not the one their
many followers would have wanted.
But still, the performance given by Liverpool's team against
Tuesday night's astonishing Champions League tie was the most fitting tribute
imaginable on the 20th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster.
Never once did their players give up what appeared a forlorn
cause. Where there is time, there is hope was the message delivered by those on
the pitch. In short, it was the perfect eulogy.
If that sounds trite in the context of a horror in which 96
people died, over 700 were injured