09/01/2015

PFA Head Apologises For Comparing Ched Evans Case To Hillsborough Disaster

The Head of the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) has apologised to the families affected by the Hillsborough disaster for comparing their campaign to Ched Evans case.

He told Sky Sports: "I never intended to cause any offence with what I said about Hillsborough.

"If people feel that way about it then I can only apologise."

On Thursday Mr Taylor said: "He (Evans) wouldn't have been the first person to be found guilty, maintained their innocence and been proved right. We know what happened with Hillsborough.

"It's now unravelling and very different to how it was portrayed at the time - indeed by the police at the time."

Campaigners have been fighting for the truth for 26 years.

(CD/IT)

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